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.

Now Hiring: Roan Naturalist

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Winter Hiking Challenge

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SAHC’s Watershed Conservation Video

Year-End Wrap-Up

View from Beaverdam tract, with trees in foreground and distant mountains in background. Photo creditWildwood Consulting LLC Dan Callaghan

New Conservation in Haywood County

Little Hump Virtual Hike Video

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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Do you dream of spending a summer outdoors in the Roan Highlands, and getting paid for it? If you have a passion for ecology, education, and habitat management, this may be a good fit! SAHC is currently accepting applications for a seasonal Roan Naturalist. Deadline Feb. 28. This position is coordinated in partnership with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, TN Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club, and Cherokee/Pisgah National Forests. More info and application details at: ... See MoreSee Less
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