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Cooper’s Budget Works to Protect Our State’s Land and Water

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The Land for Tomorrow coalition praised Governor Cooper’s proposed budget, which increases appropriations to the state’s conservation trust funds and provides additional funding for building resilient communities. “It’s clear that our citizens want to protect our land and water, from the coast to the mountains. We applaud Governor Cooper for responding to that desire with […]

Conservation Trust Funds Bring Success

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Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the North Carolina outdoors. Here are a few great places to visit thanks to grants North Carolina conservation trust funds. You can’t go wrong with a springtime hike in the mountains! Visitors can take advantage of the most extensive trail system found […]

Success Thanks to ADFPTF

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The Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund (ADFPTF) supports the farming, forestry and horticulture communities within the agriculture industry by supporting the purchase of agricultural conservation easements, funding conservation agreements and more. Here are just some of the success stories thanks to ADFPTF grants over the years: The Holden-Roberts Farm is a Triangle-area success […]

The 2021 NC Budget will Benefit People & Nature for Generations to Come

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Thank you to North Carolina’s governor and legislators for passing a budget that prioritizes land and water conservation. This historic spending allocation for land and water conservation is the highest since the 2008 recession and will benefit people and nature for generations to come. When additional resilience money is factored in, it represents a benchmark […]

Giving thanks for land conservation trusts in this season of gratitude

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Fall is in full swing in North Carolina! During this season of gratitude, we celebrate the cooler weather that allows us to enjoy the natural beauty of our state, from mountains to the sea. Whether it’s seeing the leaves change in the Blue Ridge Mountains, walking along the coast at sunset (we have over 300 […]

Land for Tomorrow Coalition Praises Senate Budget

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Land for Tomorrow, a statewide coalition of community leaders, conservation and wildlife organizations, and parks and recreational advocates that works to increase land and water conservation in North Carolina, is praising the Senate’s budget, which was released last night. “Investment at this level would be a major step forward for land and water conservation in […]

Thank You Park and Trail Staff!!

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Thank you to all the park and trail staff and volunteers that have helped keep our parks, trails, preserves and publicly protected lands safe, clean and open for people to enjoy this year. With the outdoors offering a safe way to connect with our family and friends, it’s no wonder that a record 19.8 million […]

Enjoy Our Trails

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With more than 19.8 million visitors to state parks and recreation areas in 2020, including on North Carolina trails across our state, it’s more important than ever to support our outdoor spaces this National Trails Day! There are thousands of miles of trails in North Carolina covering every portion of the state, from urban greenways […]

A Great Outdoor Thank You

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Land for Tomorrow would like to thank our leaders at the national level for their support of America’s best outdoor places. North Carolina played a central role in securing the signing of the Great American Outdoors Act. This was the biggest bipartisan bill funding our natural resources in decades. This landmark conservation legislation will spend […]