FLC Conservation Easement on Wallace Property (15 acres – Knox County)

January 3, 2011 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects

Billy Wallace decided to partner with Foothills in 2011 in order to place his 15 acre tract in Halls under conservation easement. This is truly a unique piece of land that includes a blue hole (or underwater sinkhole) that is part cave and part spring. The property's spring feeds into [...]

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Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge (Now Named: Seven Islands State Birding Park) – Knox County (FLC Conservation Easement on 26 acres)

January 3, 2011 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects

In early 2010, FLC agreed to hold a conservation easement for the Legacy Parks Foundation on 26 acres in Knox County for the purpose of enlarging the Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge (SIWR) property. Since that time, the Legacy Parks Foundation has given this tract (that includes the easement) over to [...]

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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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