Links of Interest


Anson County
Cabarrus County
Davidson County
Davie County
Iredell County
Montgomery County
Randolph County
Richmond County
Rowan County
Stanly County

Environmental, Conservation, and Historic Organizations

American Farmland Trust
Cabarrus County Soil and Water Conservation District
Catawba College Center for the Environment

  • The LandTrust has established an important partnership with Catawba College‚Äôs Center for the Environment The two have worked together t preserve nearly 500 acres at both the Catawba College Ecological Preserve and the South Yadkin Wildlife Refuge. In addition, the LandTrust staff members teach courses at the Center for the Environment, while students gain first-hand experience in land conservation through an intern program with The LandTrust.

Conservation Council of North Carolina
Conservation Fund
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina

  • A statewide umbrella organization and service center for NC‚Äôs local and regional land trusts.

Ducks Unlimited
Environmental Defense
Historic Salisbury Foundation, Inc.
Land for Tomorrow
The Land Trust Alliance

  • Based in Washington, DC, is a national Organization representing land trusts throughout the United States.

Nicholas School for the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University
North Carolina Audubon
North Carolina Conservation Network
North Carolina Division of Forest Resources
North Carolina Farm Transition Network
North Carolina Park and Recreation Association
North Carolina Sierra Club
North Carolina Wildlife Habitat Foundation
North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission
One NC Naturally
Open Space Institute
Open Space Protection Collaborative
Preservation North Carolina

  • A statewide organization helping land trusts with projects that involve the preservation of historically significant buildings and sites.

South Appalachian Forest Coalition
Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project
Southern Environmental Law Center
The Nature Conservancy - NC Chapter
The Wilderness Society
Trading Ford Historic District Preservation Association

  • Piedmont North Carolina‚Äôs most important historic area.

Trout Unlimited
Trust for Public Land
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
Voices and Choices of the Carolinas

  • A Charlotte-based planning initiative is underway to foster a regional approach to sustainable growth surrounding Charlotte. It is leading an effort to create a regional open space plan.

The Yadkin-Pee Dee Lakes Project

  • The LandTrust initially grew out of a regional sustainable development plan that focused on finding a balance between environmental and economic issues along the Yadkin-Pee Dee River and in the Uwharrie Lakes Region. The Yadkin-Pee Dee Lakes Project continues to be an important partner in promoting eco-tourism and sustainable growth in this part of NC.

North Carolina Land Trusts

Bald Head Island Conservancy
Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy
Catawba Lands Conservancy
Eno River Association
Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina
High Country Conservancy
Land Trust for the Little Tennessee
National Committee For the New River
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust
North Carolina Rails-Trails
Pacolet Area Conservancy
Piedmont Land Conservancy
Sandhills Area Land Trust
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
Tar River Land Conservancy
Triangle Greenways Council
Triangle Land Conservancy