• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina inspires conservation in Western North Carolina by permanently protecting land and water for the benefit of people and all living things. We envision a thriving region to live and visit, with clean water, healthy forests, productive farmland, diverse wildlife, access to outdoor recreation and communities that value conservation.

Land Protected

North Carolina

Demographics

  • Year founded

    1995

  • Year first joined

    1996

  • Adopted 2017 Standards & Practices

    Yes

  • Number of full-time staff

    7

  • Number of supporters

    1,500

  • Number of volunteers

    87

  • Number of board members

    18

Features
Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.

Conservation Priorities
Agricultural Land

Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.

Forests

Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.

Wildlife Habitat

Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.