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2014 Mayview Madness Results

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The 2014 Mayview Madness 5k Results: 2014 Group Results 2014 Overall Results

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BRC’s Walter Clark Featured on PBS.org

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A fantastic short piece produced for PBS Food by The Lexicon of Sustainability featuring Land Trusts and BRC’s own Walter Clark of Old Orchard Creek Farm.  Click here to watch the film.

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2014 BRC Newsletter

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                BRC Newsletter 2014

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Public Comment Period for Pond Mountain Management Plan Ends March 31

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The N. C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) held a public meeting on February 17 in West Jefferson to discuss 10-year management plans for Pond Mountain and Three Top Game Lands .  The meeting was well attended with citizens interested in hunting, wildlife habitat, and outdoor recreation.  For those who did not attend the meeting, NCWRC has established a comments section on ncwildlife.org. The public comment period for the Pond Mountain Game Land Management Plan will end on March 31, 2014. […]

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Blue Ridge Conservancy Video – Anna Norwood

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Check out our new BRC video courtesy of Dr. Lynette Holman and her Storytelling Media class. This gifted class of Appalachian State students produced, filmed, and edited 17 different videos for BRC and they are incredible! The video below was produced by Anna Norwood and Dr. Holman.  More videos to come…        

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Blue Ridge Conservancy begins site clearing for garden in Foscoe

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Contact: Rob McCorkindale (213) 200-1520 rob@blueridgeconservancy.org For Immediate Release Jan. 24, 2014 Blue Ridge Conservancy begins site clearing for garden in Foscoe BRC volunteers aid in preparing garden land in Sleepy Hollow Community BOONE, N.C.— Blue Ridge Conservancy staff, a team of ASU student volunteers, and AmeriCorps Project Conserve members began site preparations on a 1.7-acre property located on the Watauga River in the Sleepy Hollow community of Foscoe as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. […]

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Welcome Ben Lucas, our new Associate Director of Land Protection and Stewardship

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Ben is a native of Roanoke, Virginia, but has called the High Country of North Carolina home for twelve years.  Ben comes to us from the National Committee for the New River, where for the past seven years; he worked as Land Protection Coordinator to permanently protect critical lands in the New River Watershed of North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Ben earned his B.S. in geography with a concentration in GIS from Appalachian State University, a degree that inspired […]

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2014 Monitoring Underway

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BRC monitors (visits) over 170 protected properties each year.  2014 monitoring is underway and our land protection staff is excited to venture out in rain, sleet, and/or snow (sunny days too!) to ensure that our protected lands remain in a condition established by the original landowner.

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Give The Gift of BRC Membership

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Give the gift of a BRC membership this holiday season.  This gift is a great way to show someone you care about them and saving the mountain places you both love!  Along with their membership, your loved one will receive a set of five note cards from the Gayle Stott Lowery  “Forever Protected” exhibit.  Click here to view the cards. Click here to give the gift of a BRC Membership Please select the “Gift Note” option when checking out with […]

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2013 Year End Letter

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Check out what we’ve been up to in 2013.                   2013 Year End Letter

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