Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Funds the NC Youth Conservation Corps

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Funds the NC Youth Conservation Corps

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation recently announced that it will support a NC Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC) crew in the western part of the state thanks to their Community of Stewards. A NCYCC crew will work on the Blue Ridge Parkway this summer in the Highlands District on trial and campground rehab. Through their work […]

The NCYCC Experience!

The NCYCC Experience!

Last summer, four students from NC State’s Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources worked with the NC Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC).  Recently their stories were shared on NC State’s College of Natural Resources website. Over the next few weeks we will be sharing their stories with you to give you an in depth look at […]

AmeriCorps Positions Available

AmeriCorps Positions Available

The Conservation Trust for North Carolina is the new host organization for AmeriCorps Project GEOS, a ten-month national service program in environmental education and outreach. Project GEOS stands for Growing Environmental Opportunities through Service. Our program seeks to reconnect people with the outdoors and to develop future leaders in conservation. AmeriCorps members in Project GEOS […]

Key Property Conserved on Blue Ridge Parkway

Key Property Conserved on Blue Ridge Parkway

CTNC issued a news release on January 22 announcing its recent purchase of a 10-acre property in Jackson County that adjoins both the Blue Ridge Parkway and a recently opened segment of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Hikers can access this section of trail from Waterrock Knob or directly off the Parkway near Woodfin Cascades Overlook. The […]