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Funding Critical Land Conservation in Western North Carolina

Through the Mountain Revolving Loan Fund, CTNC awards small grants to land trusts conserving critical lands in Western North Carolina.  From direct assistance with land protection to awarding small grants, CTNC is proud to work alongside and support the efforts of our land trust partners throughout North Carolina. Each year, CTNC offers low-interest loans, and…
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A sincere apology

Since the early 2000s, CTNC has been committed to adopting diversity, equity, and inclusion principles into our programs. In 2019, we deepened this path by adopting a values-driven approach to our work. One of those values is authenticity. Recently, we were given credit for developing a training tool that seeks to educate land trusts on…
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Restoration and Education Seeds Resilience with Princeville Elementary School Community

Diverse Partnerships and Long-term Funding Spur First Phase in Princeville Floodprint Since its founding as Freedom Hill in 1865, Princeville has survived the chaos of Reconstruction, the institutionalized discrimination of the Jim Crow era, and in recent years, multiple devastating floods. Resilience has long characterized this community — and of course, its people. Now, Princeville is…
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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

December 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. Winter 2020 Fall 2020 Summer 2020 Spring 2020 Fall 2019