The Walmart Foundation has contributed $15,000 to the CTNC to support the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC). CTNC used the donation to expand the NCYCC in 2014 so more young adults can participate. The NCYCC provides paid summer jobs for 16-24 year olds, with the aim of teaching youth valuable work and life development skills […]
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.
CTNC purchased a 123-acre property that adjoins the Blue Ridge Parkway between mileposts 446 and 450 in Jackson County. The land, made up of three smaller tracts, contains a significant section of Woodfin Creek upstream of the Woodfin Cascades. It also borders the Mountains-to-Sea Trail which hikers can access directly off the Parkway near Woodfin […]
CTNC, in partnership with the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, is taking applications for the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps. This is a comprehensive youth development program that uses the natural world as a platform for teaching environmental stewardship, job and life skills, leadership, community service, and personal responsibility. Small groups of 8-10 young adults work outdoors […]
CTNC’s Max Mukelabai Diversity Internship Program is now accepting applications for summer 2014. This is an innovative internship program for minority students with universities and colleges across North Carolina. Through this program, the Conservation Trust for North Carolina and our local partners introduce promising students to careers in conservation through full-time, 10-week, paid internships. Please click HERE to learn […]
Michael Strader has joined the Conservation Trust for North Carolina as Development Director and will be coordinating our fundraising program. Michael is a 1988 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill. After graduation, Michael spent 11 years working with the Boy Scouts of America, then shifted his focus to development and fundraising, spending the past 13 years at […]