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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Recap of FLC’s ’30th Anniversary’ Summer Celebration – August 22, 2015

March 26, 2015 Summer Celebration

On Saturday, August 22, 2015,the Foothills Board, staff, and supporters gathered to celebrate FLC's 30th anniversary as a regional land trust. This year's Summer Celebration was another successful and fun evening spent at Penrose Farm. Many thanks to our hostess, Christine 'Teenie' Hayworth. We would also like to thank our [...]

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FLC Celebrates Another “Best Ever” Conservation Year for 2014!

January 5, 2015 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, FLC Publications

Foothills Land Conservancy 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. This year, FLC celebrates 30 years of service as a regional land trust with 58,900 [...]

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2013 FLC Conservation Easement Projects

December 5, 2013 FLC Projects, FLC Publications

FLC 2014 Spring Newsletter & 2013 Annual Report FLC Celebrates a Record Setting Year in 2013! At the end of December, Foothills Land Conservancy celebratedthe completion of 14 conservation easements totaling 11,271 acres - a 'best ever' record for the organization. To date, FLC now has a total of 47,000 [...]

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Foothills Launches ‘Save Our Dogs’ Campaign – We need your help to fund an all-terrain vehicle!

November 18, 2013 FLC Projects, FLC Supporters

Hey Folks, The staff at the Foothills Land Conservancy needs your help! Every year we cover thousands of acres across 23 counties here in Tennessee. This includes visits to new projects and also the monitoring of over 115 conservation easement properties. That's a lot of ground! So, we have started [...]

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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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