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Collier Preserve Officially Opens in Knox County!

April 5, 2021

Carol Evans, Legacy Parks Foundations Executive Director, welcomes the attendees and explains the history, features, and partnerships that went into the [...]

Jarvis Park Now Open to the Public!

February 12, 2021

Jarvis Park officially opens in Maryville! A big thank you to Dr. Craig Jarvis, the City of Maryville, and landowners Betty Duncan & Jim Cornett [...]

Posts from the Field – Check out FLC’s latest news and projects!

February 12, 2021

During 2020, FLC Board and staff worked with landowners to permanently preserve close to 3,310 acres across the states of Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and [...]

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Recent News

It’s Spring Migration! Why Not Learn a Few Songs?

April 14, 2021 Habitat & Wildlife

It’s an exciting time to enjoy birds, not only seeing them but learning their songs. And you don’t even have to go anywhere – they are coming to you! And no lugging binoculars to enjoy them.  Mornings now are full of delightful birdsongs and calls as spring migration and mating [...]

Collier Preserve Officially Opens in Knox County!

April 5, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects, Land Management Practices

Legacy Parks Foundation, along with the Collier Family and the City of Knoxville, celebrated the official opening of the ‘Stella [...]

Jarvis Park Now Open to the Public!

February 12, 2021 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Media Articles

Jarvis Park officially opens in Maryville! A big thank you to Dr. Craig Jarvis, the City of Maryville, and landowners Betty Duncan & Jim Cornett for preserving this natural area while also providing public access. The new park boasts close to a mile of walking trails, two 250+ year old [...]

Posts from the Field – Check out FLC’s latest news and projects!

February 12, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects

During 2020, FLC Board and staff worked with landowners to permanently preserve close to 3,310 acres across the states of Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina. Check out the gallery of images and project descriptions from a few of these preserved properties! (Click on the image twice to enlarge.) [...]

Friend of the Foothills & FLC Conservation Easement Donor, Sally Chaffin, on the importance of land conservation!

November 27, 2019 Conservation Easements, FLC Supporters

"I've lived in East Tennessee all of my life and have seen a lot of changes and that includes watching nearby farms being sold and turned into residential and commercial lots. You cannot take land with you my goal has always been to buy land for the purpose of preserving [...]

2019 Summer Celebration Photos

August 29, 2019 Summer Celebration

Click on images below to enlarge and then again to enlarge even more! Photos courtesy of Doug Mills.