Includes information about the natural environment as well as scientific activities specific to North Carolina's Mountain region. Look in the appropriate county or locality for location-specific sites.
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Western North Carolina Nature Center
Comprehensive resource on nature and conservation topics in the region, including animals, native trees, upcoming events, and related links.
Blue Ridge Forever
Consortium of 13 partnering land conservancies with a goal to protect 50,000 acres in Western North Carolina. Features recent projects, news, ways to protect the land. Based in Asheville.
The Canary Coalition
Non-profit organization concerned with the air quality and pollution in the Smoky Mountains. Includes press releases and news.
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy
Nonprofit organization promotes preservation and stewardship of land through land trusts and conservation easements. Based in Hendersonville NC.
Land Trust for the Little Tennessee
Providing conservation for rural lands in the corridor between the Nantahala and Cowee Mountain Ranges along the Little Tennessee River basin. Includes background, information on conservation easements, and landowner conservation options.
The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
Land trust engaged in conservation projects in the North Carolina and Tennessee mountain region.
Corporate website providing information relating to the relicensing of this four-development hydroelectric project located on the Little Tennessee and Cheoah Rivers in eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina.
WNC Agricultural Center
Hosts agricultural events, horse shows and farm-related competitions. Map of facility, schedule of events.
Zen's WNC Nature Notebook
Plant and wildflower identification, nature observations and outdoor activities such as hiking and waterfall viewing.
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