UPDATE! FLC’s Pollinator Patch Project with Strata-G Volunteers (4/29/2022)

May 4, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Last Friday was nice and cool with partly cloudy skies! That gave FLC staff and Strata-G volunteers the wind in our sails to work out in the pollinator patches and other native landscaping beds at the Harris Farm (FLC’s office headquarters in Rockford, TN). There was plenty of mulching and [...]

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Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

It’s springtime and FLC’s office headquarters at the Harris Farm is boasting plenty of native blooms!   Staff can’t help but take a look back at the last few years as we focused on removing invasive exotics like honeysuckle, multi-flora rose, and the infamous privet, within some of the property’s [...]

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Fall 2021 – Letter from FLC’s Executive Director

December 15, 2021 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Conservation Easements, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices, Summer Celebration

Dear Friends of the Foothills, The Board and staff of Foothills Land Conservancy sincerely hopes our friends are doing well.  The last two years [...]

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FLC Celebrates 3,200+ preserved acres in 2021!

December 15, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Media Articles

It's been another great year for FLC's conservation efforts! In 2021, FLC Board and staff have worked with landowners to preserve close to 3,200 acres across the states [...]

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Check out FLC’s Latest Pollinator Friendly Beds at the Harris Farm!

September 30, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects, FLC Supporters, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In late September of 2021, FLC and Strata-G employees partnered together, preparing 4 pollinator friendly meadow beds at FLC’s office headquarters Rockford, TN. These new pollinator patches are located a short distance away from another set established last year by Foothills staff. Pollinator patches are a way to increase the [...]

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Update on FLC’s Pollinator Patch at the Harris Farm

June 23, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In honor of #NationalPollinatorWeek, FLC staff would like to share an update of our ‘Native Pollinator Patch’ at the Harris Farm. A variety of blooms have really taken off this month and they are attracting quite a diverse group of pollinator species. Check out our gallery of images and visit [...]

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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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FLC continuing field report:

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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Report from the Field:

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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ENJOY EARTH DAY!

April 22, 2021 Habitat & Wildlife, Land Management Practices

We know you do your best every day, so here’s a little inspiration to keep on doing good things for your piece of Ma Earth and beyond, and above all, take time to bask in the glow of your efforts! The 2021 Earth Day theme is Restore Our Earth

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