Butterflies at the Harris Farm!

August 8, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Why do we love butterflies? Certainly, we admire their exotic beauty and effortless grace as they dance among the flowers, but they serve many other important roles, from the caterpillars that provide food for migratory songbirds to the pollination that is [...]

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Summer Update – Pollinator Patches at the Harris Farm

July 5, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In honor of #PollinatorWeek and @pollinatorpartnership (June 20-26) FLC staff wanted to update you on the pollinator patches at the Harris Farm. Black-eyed Susan, partridge pea and false sunflower abound! The meadows are coming to life and attracting a variety of pollinators. The cover crops that were the dominant species [...]

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‘Musings about Jarvis Park and it’s importance’ – By Joe Black with The Daily Times

May 25, 2022 Uncategorized

By Joe Black joeblackdpt@gmail.com May 21, 2022 I got a personal tour of Jarvis Park recently. Dr. [...]

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

May 4, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, FLC Pollinator Patches, 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 Pollinator Patches, 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 Pollinator Patches, 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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