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2015 Outings

Views & Brews at Smith Cliff/Henry Fork Preserve*

Saturday, February 28, 1-3 P.M.


Be among the first to visit our newest land trust preserve - dramatic Smith Cliff rising high above a pristine secion of the Henry Fork River in Burke County. Fonta Flora brews provided at trail's end! Led by FCNC's Tom Kenney.


*FCNC members-only hike. Become a member by donating online or by mail!


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Open Position: Part-Time Communications & Outreach Associate

Supervisor: Development Director
Location: Morganton, NC
Classification: Part-time (Exempt)

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina (FCNC), a successful and well-respected, nationally-accredited regional land trust serving eight Blue Ridge Mountain and Foothills counties in North Carolina, seeks a half-time (20 hrs/week) Communications & Outreach Associate to enhance the organization’s land and water conservation mission through effective outreach and communications programs. The primary role of this position is to increase Foothills Conservancy’s community visibility and the public’s understanding and support of FCNC through written and visual materials and outreach events.

Working as part of FCNC’s Development/Outreach team and reporting to the Development Director, the Communications & Outreach Associate will write &/or edit, develop and produce outreach and interpretive materials for distribution in print, online and through traditional and social media outlets. S/he will also organize and assist with membership, outreach and fundraising events and assist with membership and donor communication.

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Visions of the Blue Ridge Mountains


12 Notecards with envelopes $15

Just in time for holiday gifts and thank-you cards, Foothills Conservancy is offering a boxed set of 12 stunning photographs by Valdese photographer Danny Buxton. A North Carolina native, Danny captures and shares the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Foothills through his landscape and nature photography.

Preview note cards & place your order here...

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