Protecting Our Mountains

Since 1974, we have conserved 75,000 acres of the of the Southern Appalachians for present and future generations.

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Our address is 372 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville  28801.

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.

Rogers Cove Farmland Conservation

Bird Sanctuary Field Trip

Table setting for farm wedding

Weddings at our Community Farm

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Our stewardship crew enjoyed the beautiful weather today, monitoring the conservation easement area protecting an urban forest OM Sanctuary - Asheville, NC. We were impressed with recent work to manage invasive species on the property! #OutdoorOffice ... See MoreSee Less

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Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

This past Saturday we were joined on our hike of Paint Rock by USFS Archaeologist Scott Ashcraft. Ashcraft taught participants about the history and likely meanings of the 4,400 year old Native American Pictograph inscribed upon the rock. This lesson was followed by a hike up Paint Rock where participants were rewarded with a view of 111 acres of SAHC-conserved land. ... See MoreSee Less

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