Our Mission

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.

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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.

Acres Permanently Conserved

Acres of Farmland Conserved

Miles of River & Stream Frontage Conserved

Acres Transferred to the Public for Recreation

From the Blog

Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

Whether it’s getting a big grant submitted, paying my monthly bills, answering my emails, cleaning up before guests arrive, or leaving for work on time, I’m not one of those people who can wait to the last minute to do something. I don’t know if I missed the...

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Densons Creek Nature Trail

On Black Friday this year, instead of holiday shopping, I decided to spend several hours hiking with some friends. We met at the Roy J Maness Nature Preserve near Troy and hiked on the Densons Creek Nature Trail. This trail is approximately 4 miles in length, but we...

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204 East Innes Street, Suite 280
Salisbury, NC 28144