Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy

Address  847 Case St. Hendersonville, NC
Contact Person Julianne Johnson
Contact Info

828-697-5777

 volunteer@carolinamountain.org

Website  www.carolinamountain.org
Description of Agency: Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy partners with landowners and organizations to protect land and water resources vital to our natural heritage and quality of life. As an effective nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the places you love, CMLC works to permanently conserve and actively care for an ever-growing  regional network of locally and nationally significant farm, forest, park and natural lands.

Ongoing Service Opportunities

Saturday, OCT 19 – Invasive Species Field Day at Foster Creek Bog

When: 9:30am  - 2:30pm

Where: Meet at Ingles at corner of Boylston Hwy/Hwy 191 and North Mills River Rd, then carpool to site (about 5 minutes)

What: Learn about common invasive species in WNC from a specialist. Work will consist of brush hauling, cutting and applying chemical to cut stumps. No experience necessary! All protective equipment will be provided. CMLC will also provide snacks and extra water!

Wear: Long sleeves, long pants, closed toe shoes (preferably hiking shoes), hat (optional)

Bring: Sunscreen, plenty of water, lunch

Please RSVP to volunteer@carolinamountain.org or call 828-697-5777

 
Every Month - Volunteer Information Sessions

What: Learn more about CMLC and our volunteer needs.

Where: CMLC Office, Large Conference Room

                        847 Case Street
                        Hendersonville, NC 28792

When: OCTOBER 18TH , Friday: 4pm-5pm

            NOVEMBER 15th, Friday: 4pm-5pm

Please RSVP to volunteer@carolinamountain.org or call 828-697-5777

 
Ongoing – Adopt-a-Preserve Volunteer Corps

What: Join our elite volunteer team!CMLC seeks the assistance of local volunteers to help us steward the Florence Nature Preserve and the Lewis Creek Nature Park so that they remain pristine and safe for all to enjoy.  This opportunity is a great way to gain experience in preserve management and trail maintenance, to learn about plants and animals,  and to enjoy the outdoors. Volunteers will have the opportunity to serve as an extension of CMLC’s Stewardship Staff by…

·         Walking an assigned trail route monthly or bimonthly

·         Observing trails for damage, downed trees, adverse uses like horses or camping, or rare plants or wildlife seen and reporting these issues to CMLC staff

·         Participating in pre-arranged workdays to take care of major invasive species removal or trail maintenance as needs arise

Where: Florence Nature Preserve (near Gerton, NC) and Lewis Creek Nature Park (Edneyville, NC). Volunteers are not required to monitor both properties.

When: When can you start? This a flexible volunteer position.

Please RSVP to volunteer@carolinamountain.org or call 828-697-5777