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Investing in Resilient Watersheds

Your donation can make the difference for ensuring communities have safe, healthy drinking water in perpetuity. Few things are more fundamental to life than water. We need water in the right amounts in the right places with the highest quality. Yet more and more we face water shortages, water quality declines, and rising waters that…
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Private Investment in Watershed Protection Advances Triangle Conservation Efforts

Novel partnerships and long-term collaboration enable the region to address watershed health North Carolina’s Triangle region (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill-Cary-Garner) is one of the fastest-growing areas in the country. Rapid development threatens the forests, wetlands and grasslands that naturally protect drinking water supplies for 600,000 people in Raleigh, Garner, Wake Forest, Rolesville, Knightdale, Wendell and Zebulon areas. Natural…
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Round-Up for Resilience

CTNC is excited to launch a NEW way to invest in conservation and resilient communities. We’ve partnered with Harness to help you collect your spare change for a great cause. Small gifts make a BIG impact! The Round-Up for Resilience campaign is an easy, stress-free way to make an impact on conservation. With Harness and…
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A Dedication to Climate Resilience

Championing climate-resilient conservation to achieve statewide systemic change “A resilient North Carolina is a state where our communities, economies, and ecosystems are better able to rebound, positively adapt to, and thrive amid changing conditions and challenges, including disasters and climate change; to maintain quality of life, healthy growth, and durable systems; and to conserve resources…
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Stewarding Land — Forever

A snapshot of Grandfather Mountain taken during a monitoring trip this past August.

Protecting another 23-acres in Western NC

Conservation Trust Expands Protection along Little Glade Creek and the Blue Ridge Parkway Raleigh, N.C. Another important property along the Blue Ridge Parkway is now permanently protected, having recently been acquired by the Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC). CTNC purchased the 23-acre property at a discounted price. This is a strategic acquisition because the…
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Conservation Voices Newsletter

September 2020 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. Summer 2020 Spring 2020 Fall 2019

Mapping Black History and Heritage in North Carolina

NC African American Heritage Commission and CTNC: A partnership built on cultural preservation and land conservation  North Carolina’s Black history and culture is rich and diverse; broad and deep. We have a responsibility to know, celebrate, and protect sites of cultural significance — and the stories and memories that they carry — to gain a…
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Three Key Properties Totaling 123 Acres Donated to Blue Ridge Parkway

Latest Donations to Expand Conserved Area Surrounding Waterrock Knob Raleigh, N.C. – Conservation Trust for North Carolina recently donated three properties totaling 123-acres to the National Park Service (NPS) for addition to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The land, made up of three tracts, contains a significant section of Woodfin Creek upstream of the Woodfin Cascades,…
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AmeriCorps Spotlight: Kelsi Dew

Edgecombe County native works to discover and preserve lost history of Princeville Born and raised in Edgecombe County, Kelsi Dew enrolled in Appalachian State’s Anthropology program to seek a different experience from her Eastern North Carolina childhood. But now, Kelsi has returned to her roots and can’t imagine ever leaving her home. Kelsi’s passion for Eastern…
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