Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
Protecting the World's Oldest Mountains

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“SAHC was the first land trust in this region -- the work they do is critical to the long term survival of plant species, biodiversity, clean water and most importantly, the preservation of highlands for present and future generations to enjoy.”
~ Carolyn Novak, TN, former SAHC board member, member since 1988

As a member of SAHC you help preserve some of the most unique habitat, clean water, scenic views, and local farms of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. We, that are fortunate enough to live here, know that we have the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and Forest Service lands for open space. But what about our watersheds, our high elevation rare habitats, and family farms that are at risk for development? Who protects that? SAHC, your local land trust, offers a voluntary tool (conservation easements) to help landowners protect their land in perpetuity and allows our region to maintain a thriving ecosystem, destination for tourists and scenic homeplace for our families with clean water to drink and fresh local produce and meats to feed our families. As a member you help support the conservancy’s operating costs with your tax deductible contribution, which allows SAHC to:

Membership levels begin at $35 and are renewable annually. Please know that whatever you give will go toward active, focused and sensible land conservation work.

Special Benefits for All Members Include

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Our online donation system is easy and secure. Contributions of any amount are accepted and acknowledged.

Or, if you prefer to make your contribution by check:

and mail to: Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
34 Wall Street, Suite 502
Asheville, NC 28801

Click here to find out the many Ways of Giving to the work of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.

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Upcoming events

Yoga on the Mountain
Fairview Farming Community
October 18

Snowball Mtn Hike
Near Craggy Gardens
October 25

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