Protecting Our Mountains

Since 1974, we have conserved more than 75,000 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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2022 Virtual Hiking Challenge

150 Acres for Roan Mountain State Park

Pisgah View Ranch in foregound, Newmans forested tract in left background

Future Pisgah View State Park Update

Now Hiring! Preserve Manager

Winter view of AT over Hump Mountain

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Wicked Weed Appalachia ENO Hammocks

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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From the mountains to the streams... Your contributions in the Give!Local campaign have raised $8,600 for land and water conservation in the Southern Appalachians so far! With just a few more weeks remaining in 2022, we are getting close to the $10,000 mark that SAHC Trustees have pledged to match. If you haven't already made your contribution, please donate today! Fun prizes and incentives await for folks who give through the MountainMountain Xpress Give!Local campaign — givelocalguide.org/nonprofits/southern-appalachian-highlands-conservancy/ ... See MoreSee Less
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