Entries by sahcadmin

Hidden Valley – 50 Acres in Haywood County

In fall 2019, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy purchased 50 acres at Hidden Valley in Haywood County in order to protect corridors for wildlife movement, water quality, scenic views, and farmland. The tract adjoins the 146-acre Little Creek Headwaters preserve that we purchased in 2016, providing connectivity for wildlife corridors. Conserving the land also protects scenic views […]

2019 Bookwalter Binge Raffle Results

Did you win? If you had to leave the Bookwalter Binge Gran Fondo afterparty before the raffle drawing Saturday, you might still be a winner! Here are the winning numbers for raffle item prizes that were not picked up on Saturday: #4 Scott Shield Sunglasses: #3796735 #10 Metier Men’s Bundle PLUS a Bada Bastu Spa Passes: […]

139 Acres in Beaverdam Creek Watershed

SAHC recently purchased 139 acres in the Beaverdam area of Haywood County, connecting the Town of Canton’s Rough Creek watershed property with conserved land previously protected by SAHC. The acquisition will permanently protect wildlife habitat, scenic views from public trails, and water quality in streams. “This 139-acre tract includes portions of Beaverdam Creek and its […]

Farm Management: Pasture Walk

On a Thursday evening in September, I joined  20 neighbors, local farmers, landowners, for a pasture walk led by Buncombe Co. Cooperative Extension on SAHC’s 100+ acre community farm in Alexander, NC. Meghan Baker, Ethan Henderson, and Noah Henson took us all on an informative stroll to discuss management strategies and how to keep pastures […]

Volunteer Merchandise Coordinator

We are actively seeking 1 – 2 dedicated and committed volunteers who could come into the SAHC Office for a few hours every 2 – 3 weeks to help organize and coordinate our SAHC Merchandise. SAHC merchandise helps spread the word about our conservation work, and proceeds from sales support ongoing land and water conservation […]

Volunteer SAHC Ambassador

What is a SAHC Ambassador? A SAHC Ambassador is a volunteer who represents SAHC at public and tabling events. A tabling event is a planned occasion where volunteers greet the public, engage them in our cause, and ask them to take further action (i.e. providing an email address, becoming a member, etc). Event tabling is […]