FLC Celebrates Another “Best Ever” Conservation Year for 2014!

January 5, 2015 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, FLC Publications

Foothills Land Conservancy is dedicated to promoting, protecting and enhancing the lands and environments of the Southern Appalachian region and promoting the character of the land for the general public, now and in the future. This year, FLC celebrates 30 years of service as a regional land trust with 58,900 [...]

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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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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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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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Conservation Easement – Big Lost Creek (Polk County)

January 3, 2011 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects

FLC is pleased to announce last week's conservation easement signing on a 648 acre tract in Polk County. Surrounded on all sides by the 640,000 acre Cherokee National Forest, this property offers ridge top views of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, including the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Tributaries on the [...]

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Conservation Easement – Gilreath Property (Blount County)

January 3, 2011 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects

Catherine Gilreath, a longtime Blount County resident and outdoors person/volunteer, recently decided to give back to her community in the form of a conservation easement. Her [...]

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