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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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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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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Control Burning of Native Warm Season Grasses – Why, When, Where, What and How?

April 9, 2013 Conservation Easements, Land Management Practices

Due to it's density, gamma grass has a swift, steady hot burn. Ideal weather conditions contribute to the smoke's straight rise above the field. Dick Conley (left) and Ken Goddard observing a switchgrass field post-control burn. *Please note - this article is not to be utilized as a resource or [...]

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Tour of Roane County Conservation Easement

February 11, 2013 Conservation Easements, Land Management Practices

Folks get the full tour experience while sitting atop 'Monster Truck'! This past fall FLC took a few employees with Strata-G, an environmental and consulting company in Knoxville, on a tour to one of our many remarkable conservation easement properties. With 106 of these partnerships covering 21 counties deciding which [...]

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Overview of Woodland & Savanna Management Workshop

September 10, 2012 Land Management Practices

Clarence Coffee, 2nd from left, discusses the savanna flora with workshop attendees. Clarence, retired TWRA, was instrumental in promoting the need to restore these landscapes to support threatened wildlife and plant species. Workshop participants investigate the effects of burning on Catoosa WMA. On September 5-6 FLC's Land Director, Meredith Clebsch, [...]

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Bad Plants and What To Do About Them – Cheri Cordell

October 27, 2010 Land Management Practices

BadPlantsAndWhatToDoAboutThem3 - POWER POINT

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Tips on taming our region’s non-native vegetation…

August 31, 2010 Land Management Practices

by Kristine Johnson, Supervisory Forester - GSMNP Invasive exotic plants are among the most serious threats to natural areas and biodiversity worldwide. Foothills Land Conservancy supporters and neighbors find additional cause for concern as exotic plant invasions reduce real estate values, facilitate erosion, alter fire regimes, obscure planned landscapes and [...]

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