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 28,000 acres in Henderson, Transylvania, and surrounding counties in western North Carolina.

What’s New at CMLC?

Join Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) on Thursday, March 26th for a presentation entitled Restoring the Mighty Giant: Creating Resistance to Two Pathogens. Up until a century ago, American chestnut was considered one of the most prominent foundation species throughout the eastern hardwood forests. The...
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy invites you to join us for a Weekday Wildflower Walk at Sherwood Forest, a private residential community in Transylvania County on Thursday, April 23rd. This hike is open to members and non-members. The wildflower walk will be about two and a half hours long through a rich cove...
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy invites you to join us for a MEMBERS ONLY wildflower walk at Sherwood Forest, a private residential community in Transylvania County on Saturday, April 18th. The wildflower walk will be about two and a half hours long through a rich cove forest, stopping along the way to view and...
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Members, volunteers, and friends of CMLC! Join us for our 20th Anniversary Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Event on Sunday, April 12th from 2:00-4:30pm.  The meeting will be held in the dining hall of Camp Tekoa in Hendersonville, NC and will include the following: CMLC year-end summary Guest speaker...
Join Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) Tuesday, April 28th from 7:00PM to 8:00PM at REI Asheville to learn about the new CMLC White Squirrel Hiking Challenge, Version 3. CMLC is challenging outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels to get outside and explore the most beautiful locales among their 28,000...

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