CTNC is Applying for Renewal of National Accreditation

CTNC is Applying for Renewal of National Accreditation

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever.  The Conservation Trust for North Carolina is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of its accreditation, first achieved five years ago.  A public comment period is now open. The Land […]

CTNC’s Orchard at Altapass Project Receives State Funding!

CTNC’s Orchard at Altapass Project Receives State Funding!

During its September 16th meeting in Raleigh, the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) approved funding for 23 land conservation projects that will safeguard water quality, provide recreational opportunities, and preserve important cultural sites and wildlife habitat. This includes approval of CTNC’s full request of $180,444 to place a lasting conservation easement on the […]

Intern Spotlight: Kat Walston

Intern Spotlight: Kat Walston

Fifteen college students are participating in CTNC’s Max Mukelabai Diversity Internship Program this summer. Today we feature Katherine (Kat) Walston, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, who is interned with the Eno River Association and helped to implement their Annual iWalk the Eno Summer Camp.  The 10-week paid full-time internships […]

Intern Spotlight: Christopher Ford

Intern Spotlight: Christopher Ford

Fifteen college students are participating in CTNC’s Max Mukelabai Diversity Internship Program this summer. Today we feature Christopher Ford, a student at Warren Early College High School and Vance-Granville Community College, who is interning with Working Landscapes to help revitalize a once prized agricultural product: the Ridgeway Cantaloupes.  The 10-week paid full-time internships with local land trusts […]

Conservation Funding Gets a Slight Increase In Proposed State Budget

Conservation Funding Gets a Slight Increase In Proposed State Budget

The revised state budget approved by the NC Senate and House and signed by the Governor on August 7 slightly increased funding levels for the Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) and Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF). This is consistent with the two-year budget the General Assembly passed last year. Unfortunately, the new budget […]