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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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Come out on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 1 to 4 pm to celebrate with the Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society for the 30th anniversary of the Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary! We are so grateful to the fantastic birders in EMAS who worked with SAHC to share their expertise with various youth groups over the past year at the sanctuary. They will have an afternoon of FREE, outdoor fun, including bird activities for kids. Parking is limited so public transportation is encouraged.Join the Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society for the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary on Sunday, Sept 22 from 1 to 4 pm! This *FREE* drop-in event will feature fun for the whole family, including kids’ games/activities, naturalist stations, and live raptors! At 1:30 pm, we'll hear from local dignitaries who helped make the Sanctuary one of Asheville's treasures. Come on out and join us for this special celebration!
Note: Parking is limited so please consider using public transportation (N1 bus) or park nearby and walk.
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