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April 1, 2012

Over the past five years, a 14.6 miles of trail have been opened on or planned for CLC conserved properties

April 1, 2012

$3 million in private grants have been awarded to communities to build The Thread

April 1, 2012

We conserve a total of 8,820 acres of land for wildlife habitats for public benefit

April 1, 2012

We protect 3,403 acres of ecological diversity for rare birds and plants

April 1, 2012

We protect a total of 48 Natural Heritage Sites

April 1, 2012

Over the past five years, we protected five Natural Heritage Sites totaling 436 acres

April 1, 2012

We conserve a total of 5,416 acres of land for clean water for public benefit

April 1, 2012

We protect the watersheds for the Catawba, South Fork Catawba and Yadkin rivers, and several streams and creeks.

April 1, 2012

In the past five years, we protected 255,231 linear feet of river or stream frontage

April 1, 2012

We received $12.5 million in grant awards from the Clean Water Management Trust Fund since 1998

April 1, 2012

16 CLC conserved farms are also Natural Heritage Sites, which enhances their conservation value

April 1, 2012

We currently protect 44 local farms, helping to grow our regional and rural economy

March 21, 2012

Advances education and scientific understanding

March 21, 2012

Provides cleaner air

March 21, 2012

Protects wildlife and plant species in partnership with the NC Wildlife Federation and NC Wildlife Resources Commission

March 21, 2012

Advances urban conservation

March 21, 2012

Builds regional partnerships

March 21, 2012

Promotes recreation and improved health

March 21, 2012

Connects people to nature and the outdoors

March 21, 2012

Provides clean streams, lakes, and drinking water

March 21, 2012

Prevents flooding and erosion

March 21, 2012

Filtration of pollutants and sediment

March 21, 2012

Reduces environmental and transport costs

March 21, 2012

Supports farming as a way of life

March 21, 2012

Sustains our rural economies and working farms

March 9, 2012

Watch Tom Okel on the Carolina Business Review

Just in case you missed it, Catawba Lands Conservancy Executive Director Tom Okel was on WTVI’s Carolina Business Review! Click here to view the show. Tom, along with […]
March 5, 2012

Who We Are

Let’s talk about who we are
February 23, 2012

Thank You Kudzu-Cutting Volunteers

A crew of eight Catawba Lands Conservancy volunteers and several volunteers and staff from the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden chopped and cut kudzu from a three-acre […]
February 22, 2012

Certified and accredited by the National Land Trust Accreditation Commission

February 22, 2012

Each donation of $500 protects approximately one acre of land; every $1 donated conserves $10 worth of land

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