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?

  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.
Grab a beer for a good cause! Join Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy for Makin’-a-Difference Monday at Oskar Blues Brewery's taproom in Brevard on Monday, March 16th starting at 5:00PM. For every purchase you make of your favorite Oskar Blues brew, they’ll donate 10% of the proceeds to CMLC'...
Join CMLC for an interpretive hike highlighting the scenic beauty and rich history of Rockbrook Camp in Transylvania County on Sunday, March 15th. Founded in 1921, Rockbrook Camp for Girls is a rustic summer camp located southwest of Brevard in the Dunns Rock township. In 2010, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy...
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE.   Join CMLC on Thursday, February 26th for a presentation from Kieran Roe, Executive Director of CMLC; Michael Cheek, Assistant Regional Forester of Region 3 for the NC Forest Service;and Justin Boner, Director of...
    THIS HIKE IS NOW CLOSED TO NEW SIGN-UPS. IT HAS ALSO BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 7th.  Green River Preserve (GRP) is CMLC's largest conservation easement and one of the largest in all of western NC. It contains a plethora of natural treasures and abundance of unspoiled mountain slopes...
Have you ever wondered what a land conservancy does, or if your property would be eligible for a conservation easement? This is the story of one family, their small farm in the mountains of western North Carolina, and how the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy helped them protect it for the future.  Shot and edited...

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