Posts by Blue Ridge Forever

Now Hiring: Blue Ridge Forever Director

Now Hiring: Blue Ridge Forever Director

POSITION HIRING ANNOUNCEMENT Blue Ridge Forever (BRF) is a coalition of nine land trusts in Western North Carolina to engage the...

Thanksgiving: Conservancies Protect Land from Being Gobbled Up

Thanksgiving: Conservancies Protect Land from Being Gobbled Up

The Rock Creek tract of land is among the acreage protected by the Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina. (Foothills Conservancy...

Protecting NC Water Quality Rooted in Solutions, Literally

Protecting NC Water Quality Rooted in Solutions, Literally

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy maintains Laurel Ridge Preserve, which adjoins Asheville Watershed land. (SAHC) September 26, 2017 BLACK MOUNTAIN,...

NC Land Trusts Play Their Parts for Prime Eclipse Viewing

NC Land Trusts Play Their Parts for Prime Eclipse Viewing

Sunset Rock, protected by the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust, is said to be one of the best places to view Monday’s...

Land Conservancies Protect Drinking Water at Its Source

Land Conservancies Protect Drinking Water at Its Source

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy helped protect the Weaverville watershed that provides drinking water and a home to thousands of...

A River Runs Through It: Water Recreation Builds NC Economy

A River Runs Through It: Water Recreation Builds NC Economy

Hundreds of thousands float the New River in Ashe County ever year. (New River Conservancy) WEST JEFFERSON, N.C. — For...

NC Land Conservancies Work to Create New Trails

NC Land Conservancies Work to Create New Trails

The new Brushy Face Trail was constructed completely by hand with the help of volunteers. (Highland Cashiers Land Trust)  ...

10 Conservation Heroes Honored for Their Work

10 Conservation Heroes Honored for Their Work

  Renee Leech accepts Federal Government Partner of the Year award on behalf of Natural Resources Conservation Service; left to...

Land Conservancies Uncovering NC History, Literally

Land Conservancies Uncovering NC History, Literally

The Mainspring Conservation Trust is working with private land owners and members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee to preserve...

Land Conservancies: Preserving the Priceless

Land Conservancies: Preserving the Priceless

Land conservancies provide a fundamental service to their local communities, and work to ensure that future generations enjoy the same...