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New Map Helps Pinpoint Where Climate Resilience Will Benefit Communities Most

Using GIS technology, CTNC has created a new strategic planning tool – The Community Resilience Model. This interactive map shows which areas across the state are the most vulnerable to the growing risks of climate change. The map scores all 100 North Carolina counties – down to the census tract-level – on their potential to…
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Triple Your Donation on Giving Tuesday!

On this global day of giving – November 29 – your donation to Conservation Trust for North Carolina will be matched thanks to our generous board members. That means the gift you make before midnight will go three times as far. As we move into 2023, our goals are even more ambitious: Triple your donation…
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Over 1,000 acres protected by our partners

Protecting North Carolina’s land is a partnership. It takes many organizations coming together to seize opportunities to preserve natural spaces for the health of our state. One way CTNC facilitates permanent land protection in Western North Carolina is through our Mountain Revolving Loan Fund small grant program. This fund allows land trusts to secure funds…
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Public Lands Day 2022 Honors Efforts to Protect Waterrock Knob, Stewards and Partners

In late September, Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC) joined National Park Service leaders along with representatives from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and numerous partners in land conservation to celebrate the work to protect the Blue Ridge Parkway and Waterrock Knob. We joined our partners from The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Blue…
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Sharing NC Conservation Wins at Rally

Alongside our partners in Princeville, we’re carving a new future to meaningfully engage and empower people to respond to climate-related disasters by rebuilding or adapting in ways that make them stronger and prepared for future challenges. Together, we were able to share the success of this partnership with national audiences at the national Land Trust…
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Resilience Corps NC celebrates new partnerships

The Resilience Corps NC program recently launched its latest cohort of service members who will work in communities to deliver climate change, community resilience, capacity building, and environmental education services to host sites across the state. In order to make this the most successful year yet, CTNC has added and promoted staff, and welcomed 17…
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A Conservation Celebration

We had a great time at this year’s Conservation Celebration at Gideon Ridge Inn, raising more than $22,000 dollars in support of CTNC’s work. That’s more than double what was raised in 2021! This year, we also had more than 29 total event sponsors, the largest number of event sponsors we’ve had! The owners of…
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Conservation Voices Newsletter

Winter 2022 Read the latest issue of Conservation Voices to find out how we’re delivering a holistic vision for conservation alongside our community partners throughout the state. Read past issues of Conservation Voice.

Princeville Collaborative Shared with Top Environmental Officials

CTNC’s community-led projects are inspiring the nation to build stronger communities in the face of climate change. In July, as a recipient of the EJ4Climate grant fund, CTNC staff were invited to Mexico to discuss the accomplishments and plans of the Princeville Collaborative with government leaders from Mexico, Canada, and the United States. CTNC’s Chris…
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Crews Work to Conserve and Protect Princeville

Summer is the perfect time to accomplish work that builds a more resilient state. Embarking on Phase II of the Princeville project, CTNC worked with Conservation Corps NC and the Town of Princeville to hire summer youth crews for conservation and maintenance projects in town. The crew’s first stop was Heritage Park, 428 Mutual Boulevard…
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