Virtual Lunch and Learn: AmeriCorps, Conservation in Action!

What: Lunch & Learn: Americorps Project Conserve When: Thursday, Nov. 11 | 12 p.m. The AmeriCorps Project Conserve program has played an important role in conservation efforts across the region, including many exciting programs at Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. This National Service program recruits talented members from across the nation who dedicate themselves to serve […]


Virtual Lunch and Learn: Power of Partnerships with HRI

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Power of Partnerships, with Hemlock Restoration Initiative Wednesday, February 2 at 12 noon FREE and open to the public Through our various partnerships we can build stronger communities and create more sustainable solutions in our conservation work. Join us for this free virtual program to learn more about our partnership with […]


Virtual Lunch and Learn: Pisgah Forest Plan and Roan Highlands

Join us on February 24th, at 1 pm as Gary Kauffman, Forest Botanist Ecologist for National Forests in North Carolina, provides a short presentation and Q&A about the impacts of the new Pisgah Forest Plan on the future of the Roan Highlands. This includes future goals and objectives for grassy balds management, recreation, spruce restoration, […]


Virtual Lunch and Learn: Pollinators 101

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Pollinators 101 Wednesday, March 2 at 12 noon FREE and open to the public We all know that pollination is important, but why is it important and what exactly is pollination? More importantly, how can I create opportunities for more pollinators? Join us for this in depth look at the varying […]

Lunch & Learn: New Public Lands

Lunch & Learn: New Public Lands  Thursday, April 7 | 12 p.m. Free. Virtual. One of our conservation goals at SAHC is to continue to add to our public lands and create more opportunities for outdoor recreation. We often work for years with willing landowners, state and federal partners, private and public funding sources to […]

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Annual Conservation Celebration

Join us for an update on Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy's conservation work over the past year, and help honor the leaders who make it happen! During our Annual Conservation Celebration Lunch and Learn, Executive Director Carl Silverstein will highlight SAHC's recent conservation success stories and present a summary of accomplishments over the past year. We […]


2022 Virtual Lunch and Learn: SAHC Climate Strategy Action Plan

SAHC Climate Action Plan: Solutions through Conservation Wednesday, September 28 | 2:00 p.m.  *Please note the later start time of 2 p.m. (rather than our usual noon Lunch and Learn) Our virtual Lunch & Learns are back and we are excited to start our Fall series with a presentation from our Duke University Stanback Fellow […]

Virtual Lunch and Learn: All About Bats!

SAHC Virtual Lunch and Learn: All About Bats! When: Thursday, October 27 | 12 p.m. In conjunction with Bat Week (, you're invited to join us for a special virtual Lunch & Learn to find out all about bats! Bats are amazing creatures that are vital to the health of our natural world and economy. […]


Lunch and Learn: Getting Crafty with Conservation

What: Virtual Lunch and Learn - Getting Crafty with Conservation When: Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 12 p.m. As we prepare for a busy holiday season, reduce your stress and join us virtually for 30 minutes of sustainable creativity. During this program SAHC Staff LaKyla Hodges and Pauline Heyne will share with you 3 hands-on activities […]

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Alphabet Soup – Navigating Government Farm Programs

Lunch & Learn: Alphabet Soup - Navigating Government Farm Programs Wednesday, Jan. 25 | 12:00 p.m. USDA, Extension, FSA, NRCS, Rural Development - at times, the acronyms and jargon associated with farming programs can seem overwhelming. Hosted by our partner Stephen Bishop, NC FarmLink Western Director, this presentation will provide a brief overview of the […]