Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina under time-sensitive purchase option for 660 acres in Morganton’s Oak Hill community

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has secured a time-sensitive purchase option for a 660-acre property in the Oak Hill community of Morganton, which is contingent on raising a total of $3 million. Located just ten minutes from downtown Morganton, the 660-acre parcel features forests, prime agricultural land, several miles of streams, and scenic views. Conservation […]

Wildacres Project Featured in Saving Land Magazine

Wildacres Retreat is a place close to the hearts of many conservationists in Western North Carolina for decades. Foothills Conservancy is honored to be part of the permanent protection of this historic site, partnering with Conservation Trust for North Carolina to place conservation easements on the property. Identifying areas of high climate resiliency such as […]

North Carolina’s Local Land Trusts Present Annual Awards to Five Conservation Leaders

Press release from Conservation Trust for North Carolina: North Carolina’s 24 local land trusts bestowed their annual awards on deserving winners during a dinner celebration at the 2016 Land Trust Assembly in Raleigh on Wednesday, May 25.  The NC Land Trust awards are given annually to businesses, nonprofits, governments, and individuals who lead efforts to […]