Protecting Our Mountains

Since 1974, we have conserved more than 80,000 acres of the of the Southern Appalachians for present and future generations.

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SAHC conserves unique plant and animal habitat, clean water, farmland, scenic beauty, and places for people to enjoy outdoor recreation in the mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina.

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identify the surveyed boundary of a conservation property in order to post additional signage to prevent trespass and violations before they happen

Stewardship – A Forever Commitment

150 Acres for Roan Mountain State Park

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2022 Virtual Hiking Challenge

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SAHC Video Library

Check out our ever-expanding library of video content – including informative Lunch n’ Learn presentations, virtual hikes, youth education, and relaxing moments in nature.

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Check out this virtual program from Chow Chow Asheville Culinary Event featuring SAHC Community Farm Associate Tamarya Sims!As part of the 2021 Chow Chow Culinary Event Series, Tamarya Sims, of Soulfull Simone Farm and Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy's Community Farm, lead participants through a demonstration on different container garden options for different spaces, such as an herb garden in your indoor kitchen window to a vertical salsa garden outside on your balcony or porch. The demo also included tips on how to safely and creatively use found, recycled or repurposed materials for container gardens for edible plants. ... See MoreSee Less
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The NEW February/March edition of Smoky Mountain Living Magazine features coverage of the Roan Highlands and the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy! The magazine will be available in retailers across the region in the last week of January, or you can subscribe at Mountain Living magazine celebrates wilderness adventuring and urban exploration in Southern Appalachia. Each issue brings the region to life with a focus on its people, culture, literature, music, arts, history and special places. Published six times each year, SML is a magazine for those who want more about where they live and those who want to stay in touch with a place they love. ... See MoreSee Less
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