Recently, Senate leadership introduced their tax reform strategy. Although no legislation has been introduced to execute this plan, it is almost certain that it will eliminate the Conservation Tax Credit. That is why we need you to send a message to your legislators urging them to oppose eliminating the Conservation Tax Credit. The Conservation Tax Credit is a [...]
We work with landowners, local land trusts, communities and government agencies to save the places you love in North Carolina - streams, forests, farms, parks, and scenic vistas.
The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust recently announced a huge accomplishment – they’ve protected over 50,000 acres, just the second NC land trust to reach this milestone. NCCLT conserved the Gales Creek/Camp Sam Hatcher property on May 3, purchasing 200 acres of longleaf pine forest from the East Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America, and [...]
Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust (HCLT) recently earned national accreditation through the Land Trust Alliance. HCLT joins 207 of the nation’s 1,700 land trusts to be awarded this important seal of approval. Twelve of North Carolina’s twenty-four local land trusts (including CTNC) have been accredited; this 50% rate is among the highest in the country. Each [...]
The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite everyone to celebrate National Park Week April 20th – 28th! North Carolina is home to eight national parks located across the state from the shores of the Outer Banks to the mountains at the Tennessee border. Celebrate by getting outdoors this week! Test your endurance [...]
Founded over 40 years ago as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated event. You can honor Earth Day on April 22nd (or on the weekend) by taking steps to improve the environment and by letting others know what they can do to make a difference. Even small actions [...]