HOW CONSERVATION EASEMENTS AND HUNTING ARE MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL AT SOUTHWIND PLANTATION Born in the late 19th century, the conservation movement exists today thanks largely in part to hunters. While it may seem counter-intuitive to think that the people permanently removing turkey, deer and bear from this world are conservationists, the truth is that responsible hunters
PROTECTING ONE FAMILY’S DEDICATION TO THE LAND Now with the spring season in full bloom, many of us are spending these warmer days in our backyards, planting flowers that attract pollinators, weeding invasives to make room for native species, raking debris and cultivating the land for a summer or fall harvest of fruits and veggies.
LANDOWNERS EXCEED STEWARDSHIP EXPECTATIONS Situated east of Panthertown Valley in Jackson and Transylvania Counties and south of Toxaway River Headwaters, just along the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, you’ll find an extensive set of Montane Acidic Cliffs surrounded by high elevation forests with dots of pink-shell azalea (Rhododendron vaseyi) that stand out against the dense
Reflecting on our 25 Years and Looking Forward to Many More We’ve been busy sharing the inspiring conservation stories of hard-working landowners and other partners, but what about NALT’s story? As we celebrate 25 years of successful land conservation across the country, we find ourselves asking how we got to this point. We’ve completed over
As children, sisters Elizabeth Kuehner Smith, Ellen Kuehner and Robin Adams spent many summers fishing and canoeing at Laurel Lake and picking wildflowers in the woodlands surrounding their grandmother’s house in Laurel Springs, New Jersey. Home to Big Timber Creek, beech trees and serene vistas, Laurel Springs was once a rustic summer resort for Philadelphians