To protect and conserve land, natural areas, rural landscapes, family farms, and historic places within North Carolina’s central Piedmont.
We are united by the land.
If we expect to enjoy the rural landscapes and natural areas of Central North Carolina in the future, we must act now to conserve them. Partner with us by donating towards the acquisition of these properties.
Acres Permanently Conserved
Acres of Farmland Conserved
Miles of River & Stream Frontage Conserved
Acres Transferred to the Public for Recreation
From the Blog
This past weekend I was able to spend some time on both Saturday and Sunday outside – which makes for a great weekend about anytime. On Saturday morning, I went kayaking with a friend at Lake Reese near Asheboro, and on Sunday I helped lead a hike for A3 Healthy...read more
Last week, I took a week off from work to volunteer with NC State Parks to help with hellbender surveys in the New River in Ashe County. Hellbenders are large salamanders that live under rocks in clean, swift-moving rivers in Eastern North America. Their brown, black...read more
A few weekends ago, I went to the pimento cheese festival in Cary. Although not a fan of pimento cheese myself, I have family members who are, and I’m always up for a festival of any sort, so we piled in the car and drove up there. It was an interesting event and they...read more