Our Mission

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy is dedicated to protecting and stewarding land and water resources vital to our natural heritage and quality of life and to fostering appreciation and understanding of the natural world.

What’s New at CMLC?

Position Title: Southeast Regional Director   Reports To: Executive Director   Position Summary: This Polk County-based position ensures a coordinated fundraising strategy with the Hendersonville office and leads community engagement efforts in the southeast service region...
You protect our mountains and rivers, now it's time to protect AmeriCorps Project Conserve!   The Corporation for National & Community Service--the federal agency that supports the AmeriCorps service program--is at risk! It is one of 18 agencies that are recommended for elimination in the White...
“I would like to make that my home one day,” Woody Platt would say, whenever he passed by the white, 1930s farmhouse nestled between rolling hills with the East Fork of the French Broad River winding behind it. Platt, an avid life-long angler, admired the land’s access to trout-filled waters. It’s a...
My time at CMLC AmeriCorps Project Conserve with Asheville GreenWorks has been spent in waterways more than in offices. The more that I frequent the waters of western North Carolina, the more I recognize the need to be increasingly mindful of the anthropogenic impact on organisms, and the functions of the French Broad...
Little White Oak Mountain: A Collaborative Conservation Venture The scenic ridgeline and south facing slopes of Little White Oak Mountain, slated as the site for an 687-unit residential development north of the Town of Columbus known as the Foster Creek Preserve in the mid-2000s, will now be permanently protected...
FREE SEED SWAP Sponsored by Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy Every year around this time, anticipation of spring begins with the laying out of garden beds, checking the planting calendar, eyeing the Farmer’s Almanac… and the appearance of seed catalogs to browse and daydream of warmer times. With all...

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