Report from the Field:

April 28, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Posts from the Field

It is spring, and that means we are out monitoring, maintaining the office grounds, and checking out potential new easements. No matter what activity we are doing, we are always on the hunt for wildflowers, spring ephemerals, and migratory wildlife because, as their names suggest, these species are usually only [...]

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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 [...]

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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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‘Open Invitation for a Community Conversation’ Preserving Scenic Views Around the Foothills Parkway Extension

April 8, 2019 FLC Partners, FLC Projects, FLC Supporters

(Blount County, TN) Foothills Land Conservancy is hosting a public 'Community Conversation' about the preservation of scenic views around the latest extension of the Foothills Parkway. This event is scheduled for 6:30pm [...]

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FLC Celebrates A Year of Milestones in 2017!

January 12, 2018 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Publications

2017 was another banner year for the Conservancy! Our organization relocated to a permanent home on 300 preserved acres in Blount County, TN. Click here to learn about FLC's new office at the Harris Farm. We also added new staff members. Click here to view their bios as well as [...]

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FLC receives 1,000 acre land donation in Roane County!

November 13, 2017 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects

"During my 12 years at FLC I have never experienced such a large, natural area being donated directly to the Conservancy and so unexpectedly. It was one of those rare moments that will always be a highlight for me during my career at Foothills." - Bill Clabough, FLC's Executive Director [...]

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Friends of the Smokies Purchases Land Adjacent to National Park (Sevier County)

September 14, 2010 FLC Partners, FLC Projects, Land Acquisition & Preservation

*Reprinted with permission from Friends of the Smokies. KODAK, TN-SEPTEMBER 13, 2010- Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park was the successful bidder in a public auction of 20 acres of land surrounded on three sides by Great Smoky Mountains [...]

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