Diversity Intern Spotlight – Racheal Hammond

Diversity Intern Spotlight – Racheal Hammond

Fifteen college students are participating in CTNC’s Max Mukelabai Diversity Internship Program this summer. Today we feature Racheal Hammond, a law student at UNC-Chapel Hill who is interning with the NC Coastal Land Trust. The 10-week paid full-time internships with local land trusts and other conservation organizations offer opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to […]

Intern Spotlight: Ti’Era Worsley

Intern Spotlight: Ti’Era Worsley

Fifteen college students are participating in CTNC’s Max Mukelabai Diversity Internship Program this summer. These 10-week paid full-time internships with local land trusts and other conservation organizations offer opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to learn about career opportunities in conservation through hands-on experience.  During the rest of the summer we’ll highlight these interns and […]

Join Us for a Hike on July 19th

Join Us for a Hike on July 19th

  Saddle Mountain, Stanback Trail Hike Saturday, July 19th at 11:30 Come explore the 502-acre Saddle Mountain, part of the Mitchell River Game Lands, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 222. The trail forms a loop on Saddle Mountain and also leads to the Horn of Saddle Mountain, providing the first marked hiking […]

A Day in the Life of the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps

A Day in the Life of the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps

The North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC) launched its second summer of conservation service work on Saturday, June 21.  The NCYCC, a partnership between the Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC) and the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, is a comprehensive youth development program that uses the natural world as a platform for teaching job and leadership […]

Help Save the Orchard at Altapass

Help Save the Orchard at Altapass

Give generously today to help CTNC conserve this authentic Blue Ridge Parkway destination! The Orchard at Altapass is a place where 50,000 people each year take in stunning mountain vistas, dance to local music, study monarch butterflies, hike trails, take hayrides, and eat fresh apples, fudge, and ice cream. And they hear poignant and hilarious […]