July E News from BRC

There's lots of great information in July's e-newsletter: learn about our work in Seven Devils, sign up for the Mayview Madness 5k or an upcoming member hike, participate in Blowing Rock Ale House's fundraiser for the Middle Fork Greenway, pledge to sponsor BRC!

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Nikki Bauman
June E-News from BRC

June was a very busy month in a very good way. We celebrated Land Trust Day on June 3rd with our friends at Mast General Store, who generously donated 20% of the day's sales from the Original and Annex stores in Valle Crucis to Blue Ridge Conservancy. Whether you shopped for clothing, garden tools, or ate ice cream along Dutch Creek, on June 3rd your patronage helped conserve the places in the High Country we all love!

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Nikki Bauman
Blue Ridge Conservancy Expands Tater Hill Bog Preserve

Blue Ridge Conservancy (BRC) extends the borders of the ecologically rare Tater Hill Bog Preserve with a recent purchase of 82 acres on Harmon Knob.  This acquisition follows 88 acres BRC purchased in 2016 as part of this multiyear project.  Harmon Knob is a large, broad, highly visible mountain located southeast of Potato Hill in Watauga County.

The Tater Hill Bog Preserve is 1,200 acre rare mountain bog ecosystem, home to an array of endangered and threatened plant species and natural communities, and contains the headwaters of Howard Creek and Meat Camp Creek, both excellent water resources. 

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Nikki Bauman