UPDATE! FLC’s Pollinator Patch Project with Strata-G Volunteers (4/29/2022)

May 4, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Last Friday was nice and cool with partly cloudy skies! That gave FLC staff and Strata-G volunteers the wind in our sails to work out in the pollinator patches and other native landscaping beds at the Harris Farm (FLC’s office headquarters in Rockford, TN). There was plenty of mulching and [...]

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Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

It’s springtime and FLC’s office headquarters at the Harris Farm is boasting plenty of native blooms!   Staff can’t help but take a look back at the last few years as we focused on removing invasive exotics like honeysuckle, multi-flora rose, and the infamous privet, within some of the property’s [...]

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Fall 2021 – Letter from FLC’s Executive Director

December 15, 2021 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Conservation Easements, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices, Summer Celebration

Dear Friends of the Foothills, The Board and staff of Foothills Land Conservancy sincerely hopes our friends are doing well.  The last two years [...]

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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 [...]

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The Gail Harris Farm is now FLC’s New Headquarters!

September 26, 2016 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Conservation Easements, FLC Supporters, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

"Since I inherited the farm from my late husband and he from his parents, I never did think of the farm as my property, only that I have been given stewardship of it. The donation of this land to FLC is the best way I can [...]

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