Our Mission

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy partners with landowners and organizations to protect land and water resources vital to our natural heritage and quality of life. Dedicated to saving the places you love, CMLC works to permanently conserve and actively care for an ever-growing regional network of significant farm, forest, park and natural lands. Since 1994, CMLC has conserved more than 27,000 acres in Henderson, Transylvania, and surrounding counties in western North Carolina.

What’s New at CMLC?

  In this issue: New French Broad River Access for Paddlers and Anglers in Near Future; 20th Anniversary Conservation Celebration Thank You; New CMLC Staff and AmeriCorps Project Conserve Members; Calendar of Events.
Join CMLC on Monday,  December 22, 2014 to Siller Falls via Vaughn Creek Greenway. Enjoy a leisurely hike as you get away from the world awhile. This is also a Hiking Challenge 3 hike! Primary Route: Hike the Vaughn Creek Greenway past Siller Falls to its end at a tunnel. Hiking Distance: 1.5 miles round-...
Join Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) Wednesday, January 14, 2015, for a presentation from Rose Senehi, Chimney Rock author known for Dancing on Rocks, Render Unto the Valley, and many more. Rose will read passages from her books while elaborating on her local inspirations, some of which come from...
Click here to view photos from the 2014 CMLC Conservation Celebration!
Click the White Squirrel patch for more information on CMLC's new Hiking Challenge 3!
Meet new people and connect with the community while increasing CMLC's public visibility when you sign up to volunteer with our new Outreach Corps! We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to represent CMLC at tabling events, fairs, and other happenings in the community. Volunteers will transport and set up posters and...

Please download the current version of Internet Explorer. IE 6 is no longer supported.