Charlie Brady named Blue Ridge Conservancy Executive Director

Blue Ridge Conservancy is excited to announce Charlie Brady as its new Executive Director.  Charlie is an avid outdoorsman and has a strong commitment to land conservation.  A native North Carolinian, Charlie has expansive knowledge of the geography, ecology, history, and culture of the High Country.  He has served on the State of North Carolina Environmental Management Commission and on the board of Foothills Conservancy in Morganton. Through his law practice Charlie has helped local land trusts navigate through legalities with conservation easements and acquisitions.   

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Nikki Robinson
Federal Government Funds $2M for Town Section of Middle Fork Greenway in Blowing Rock

It’s a happy day for those who are looking forward to walking or riding their bikes on a safe, 10-ft wide, asphalt path from Blowing Rock to Boone.  The Town of Blowing Rock has been awarded $2 million dollars from the Eastern Federal Lands Access Program (EFLAP) to construct a 1.3 mile segment (Section One) of the Middle Fork Greenway (MFG) across town and national park service property.

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Nikki Robinson