Posts by Blue Ridge Forever

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NC Land Conservation Offers Protection From Another “Flint”

Land trusts in Western North Carolina help protect 53 billion gallons of clean water each year, impacting people from the...

A'ville Reservoir (used in spring appeal)

Vistas of NC: Who Owns the View?

North Carolina land trusts work to protect the blue ridge views that are so treasured by the public through land conservation....

Photo Credit: John Culclasure, Cold Mountain Game Lands in Haywood County

NC Hunters Support Land Conservation

Protecting game lands encourages financial support from the hunting community. Read more.

Photo Courtesy: Doug Hundley

An Apple a Day: Heirloom Apples Protected by Land Conservancies

Protected Western North Carolina land is home to many heirloom apple varieties. Read more.

Grassy Ridge Bald in the Roan Highlands of Pisgah National Forest. Photo Credit: Witt Langstaff Jr.

NC Budget Deal: Land-Conservation Projects Breathe Sigh of Relief

North Carolina’s 25 land conservancies breathe sigh of relief as the North Carolina legislature reaches budget deal. Read more.

Photo Credit: Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy/Special to the Citizen-Times

Blue Ridge Mountains Get Attention for Conservation Challenges

The Nature Conservancy conducts study to identify resilient sites for protection priority. Read More.