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2010 SERLC Summary

The Southeast Regional Land Conservancy protects a cumulative acreage of seven thousand nine hundred thirty-three (7,933) acres in a total of thirty-one projects. Of the projects, six are in Alabama, eleven in Georgia, eleven in North Carolina, two in South Carolina,...

Whisper Mountain

When Bob and Meredith Stroud bought their twenty mountainside acres in WNC, they gave themselves a piece of heaven. When they placed a conservation easement on the land they gave a gift to the world. They became a part of protecting global biodiversity for...

Boone Creek

New for 2009 is the Boone Creek conservation easement. It is a 233-acre site located between the Okeefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and the St. Mary’s River in the Georgia coastal plain. The land cover is composed of a matrix of pine plantations and wetlands, with...

Family Pride

Some years ago the Martin family joined with other families to protect a piece of Heaven in the North Georgia Mountains, complete with a clear rushing trout stream. In 2006 their dream of placing the land under permanent protection became a reality as they worked with...

New Land Protection for 2008

In 2008 the Southeast Regional Land Conservancy was pleased to double the number of acres under protection by adding four new projects totaling 3,492 acres. An additional 127 acres were also added to increase two existing projects. The projects are well-distributed...

Environmental Recognition

The Preserve at Little Pine in Madison County, North Carolina has been awarded Most Environmentally Conscious Planned Community and Best Preserve by Pinnacle Living Magazine in their 2008 Annual Guide/Best of Communities editions. SERLC is proud to be a partner in the...

Biologist sees impact of efforts all over WNC

Who: Karin Heiman, 49 Residence: Asheville. Family in WNC: Daughter Jasmine, 7. Occupation: Consulting biologist. This entails environmental assessments, botanical surveys, conservation easement work such as documentation, monitoring and stewardship of conservation...

Unique Projects of 2007

Unique projects of 2007. SERLC gave protection to ten new projects in 2007. Totaling 1,140 acres, the projects were wide and varied. Some of the highlights include rugged mountain lands with habitat for rare and watchlist species in North Carolina, a miniature gorge...

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