2013 FLC Conservation Easement Projects

December 5, 2013 FLC Projects, FLC Publications

FLC 2014 Spring Newsletter & 2013 Annual Report FLC Celebrates a Record Setting Year in 2013! At the end of December, Foothills Land Conservancy celebratedthe completion of 14 conservation easements totaling 11,271 acres - a 'best ever' record for the organization. To date, FLC now has a total of 47,000 [...]

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Foothills Launches ‘Save Our Dogs’ Campaign – We need your help to fund an all-terrain vehicle!

November 18, 2013 FLC Projects, FLC Supporters

Hey Folks, The staff at the Foothills Land Conservancy needs your help! Every year we cover thousands of acres across 23 counties here in Tennessee. This includes visits to new projects and also the monitoring of over 115 conservation easement properties. That's a lot of ground! So, we have started [...]

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FLC’s 2014 Native Tree & Shrub Projects

June 5, 2013 FLC Projects, Land Management Practices

In 2013, Foothills Land Conservancy received a $5000 grant, made possible by the American Forests and Alcoa Foundation's Partnership for Trees initiative. The Partnership for Trees Program is part of Alcoa Foundation's commitment to plant 10 million trees by 2020, with nearly 700,000 trees planted to date. FLC's focus for [...]

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Control Burning of Native Warm Season Grasses – Why, When, Where, What and How?

April 9, 2013 Conservation Easements, Land Management Practices

Due to it's density, gamma grass has a swift, steady hot burn. Ideal weather conditions contribute to the smoke's straight rise above the field. Dick Conley (left) and Ken Goddard observing a switchgrass field post-control burn. *Please note - this article is not to be utilized as a resource or [...]

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Tour of Roane County Conservation Easement

February 11, 2013 Conservation Easements, Land Management Practices

Folks get the full tour experience while sitting atop 'Monster Truck'! This past fall FLC took a few employees with Strata-G, an environmental and consulting company in Knoxville, on a tour to one of our many remarkable conservation easement properties. With 106 of these partnerships covering 21 counties deciding which [...]

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2012 Conservation Easements

December 24, 2012 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects

News Release (March 2013) - FLC Applauds Renewal of Conservation Tax Incentive FLC Celebrates Another Record Setting Conservation Year! Maryville, TN - It's been another banner year for Foothills Land Conservancy. In December of 2012, FLC completed 12 conservation easement projects totaling 6625 acres - surpassing last year's acreage number [...]

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Overview of Woodland & Savanna Management Workshop

September 10, 2012 Land Management Practices

Clarence Coffee, 2nd from left, discusses the savanna flora with workshop attendees. Clarence, retired TWRA, was instrumental in promoting the need to restore these landscapes to support threatened wildlife and plant species. Workshop participants investigate the effects of burning on Catoosa WMA. On September 5-6 FLC's Land Director, Meredith Clebsch, [...]

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FLC Photography Tours

September 6, 2012 FLC Projects, FLC Supporters, Past Events

Private Lands Photo Tour with Foothills Land Conservancy Although this event has already passed, please email eeustace@foothillsland.org if there is any interest in taking photos for FLC! (Click here to view a short video about FLC - Produced by Doug Mills of the Heartland Series!) Photographer Mark Lewis and FLC [...]

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2011 Conservation Easement Projects

January 27, 2012 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects

Now in our 27th year of service as a land trust, FLC has assisted in the preservation of 30,000 acres in 18 Tennessee counties. This past year Foothills partnered with landowners on nineteen land protection projects covering 4400 acres! Recent easements include two Tennessee Century Farms in Monroe County, 120 [...]

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FLC Receives TN Wildlife Federation Award for ‘Conservation Organization of the Year’

April 28, 2011 FLC Supporters, Recognition

Each year since 1965, the Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF) has honored a select group of leaders in the conservation and stewardship of wildlife and their habitat in Tennessee. This year, East Tennessee's Foothills Land Conservancy (FLC) was honored with the Conservation Organization of the Year award during the 46th Annual [...]

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