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Celebrating 40 years of conservation!

Since 1974, the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy has conserved over 63,000 acres of unique plant and animal habitat, clean water, farmland and scenic beauty of the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee for the benefit of present and future generations.

Accreditation Renewal — Invitation for Public Comment

This year, SAHC is applying for renewal of our accreditation by the national Land Trust Alliance. The period for public comment is now open. Click here

The "Many Moods of McCartney" Benefit Concert!

Saturday, September 27 at 8 pm

The Many Moods of McCartney will present the classical music of Sir Paul McCartney along with several of his classic pop tunes that have been a part of the soundscape of all our lives.  The Asheville Symphony Orchestra and world renowned artists will perform together in this gala concert on September 27th, benefitting four Asheville charities: SAHC, Manna Food Bank, the Asheville City Schools Foundation, and the Asheville Symphony Orchestra.

With Performances by: The Asheville Symphony Orchestra and artists Roger Kellaway,  Peter Beets, Little Anthony, Bobby Caldwell,  Franke Previte, Lisa Sherman, Yongmei Hu, Samantha Landrum, and Emily West.

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets now.

Get the Alan Aldridge Limited Edition The Beatles Illustrated Collective Set Now!

Reviver Records released this limited collective set housing an 18-month calendar with unreleased Alan Aldridge Beatles images and a CD EP. Click here for more details and to purchase yours today.

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Upcoming events

September 13
Volunteer Work Day
Round Bald in the Roan

September 19
"For Love of Beer & Mtns"
Thunderstruck Release Party

September 20
"For Love of Beer & Mtns"
Clawhammer Hike

September 27
Many Moods of McCartney Benefit Concert, Asheville

October 1
Agricultural Equipment Demo
Our Community Farm

October 11
"For Love of Beer & Mtns"
Thunderstruck Hike

October 11
Sandy Mush Cycle to Farm
by Velo Girl Rides

October 18
Yoga on the Mountain
Fairview Farming Community

October 25
Snowball Mtn Hike
Near Craggy Gardens

Click here for our full calendar.