Another Field Report! 5-19-2021

May 19, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Posts from the Field

Continuing field report:  Neat native plants continue to greet FLC biologists as we complete our annual monitoring visits and check out new potential projects.  This week's photos are brought to you from East Tennessee (Knox, Roane, and Sevier County) as well as Williamsburg County, South Carolina!  Share your plant photos [...]

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May 10, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Posts from the Field

After a couple days of the team monitoring in Georgia the flowers just keep coming!  Hitting new territories and seeing them in different seasons keeps our botanizing eyes keen.  Check out some of our favorites from the recent trip: What are y’all seeing out there?  Tag us @flc_friends [...]

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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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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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510 Acres Atop Bluff Mountain in Sevier County, TN Now Preserved

September 22, 2015 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Land Acquisition & Preservation

"I'm so glad that the Foothills Land Conservancy and I worked together to place a conservation easement on this land--known as the Bluff Mountain Ecological Reserve. This agreement enables continuation of the conservation principles my Father, Mother, and I have tried to practice on Bluff Mountain. Hopefully, many others will [...]

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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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