FLC Celebrates A Year of Milestones in 2017!
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 the other staff members and our Board of Directors. The Conservancy is excited to announce that our organization received a gift of 1,000 acres in Roane County – click here to read the details! In addition to these major milestones, FLC preserved close to 16,500 acres. Here are a few numbers to highlight:
- 46 land preservation projects were completed within 15 Tennessee counties and the 5 states of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia.
- These 16,500 acres will join over 90,000 cumulative acres FLC has assisted in preserving since our organization’s beginnings in 1985.
- In addition to the 1,000 acre Fourman track in Roane County, Foothills has also partnered with landowners on an additional 738 acres in our regional East Tennessee community of Blount, Cocke, Knox, and Loudon counties.
All of FLC’s 2017 project pictures and descriptions are linked in the report above! Here are a few highlights…
500 Acres on English Mountain in Cocke County, TN, has now been preserved!
1,000 Acres in Roane County, TN, has now been preserved!
347 Acres in Bledsoe County, TN, has now been preserved!
Click here to read about FLC’s 2016 Land Preservation Projects!
Click here to read about FLC’s 2015 Land Preservation Projects!
Click here to read about FLC’s 2014 Land Preservation Projects!
Click here to make a donation to Foothills Land Conservancy. FLC 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. FLC is a 501(c)(3) and does not receive any financial assistance from local, state or federal governments. We rely on individual and corporate contributions solely to sustain our organization, land acquisition and stewardship funds.