Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

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Entity Information

372 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number 
(828) 253-0095 Ext. 200
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
State(s) of Operation 
North Carolina
Counties of Operation 
Carter, Johnson Unicoi, Tennessee and Avery, Buncombe, Haywood, Jackson, Mcdowell, Madison, Mitchell and Yancey, North Carolina
Primary Resource Type Protected 
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Types of Resources Protected 
Working forest land
Water resources including wetlands
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Historic / cultural resources
Open space
Recreation land
Urban parks / gardens / open space
Farm / ranch land
Board / Staff Connection to Agriculture 
Active commercial farmer or rancher
Agricultural organization
Former farmer or rancher
Soil and Water Conservation District

Federal Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) Participation

December 31, 2016

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