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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. During the COVID-19 outbreak, North Carolina’s parks and trails have offered a respite from stress and isolation. Being able to simply be […]

Now Is The Time To Invest In Conservation For North Carolina

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While this global pandemic has hit all nations and all our US states hard, there is no denying the outdoors have served as a getaway to relieve people from isolation. In the midst of quarantine, trails at local and state parks have seen a dramatic increase in visitation from North Carolinians trying to get outside […]

Bipartisan Majority of U.S. Senate Sponsors Legislation to Provide Full Dedicated Funding for LWCF

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56 Senators Support Great American Outdoors Act WASHINGTON – With the support of President Donald J. Trump and 56 bipartisan members of the U.S. Senate, Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced new legislation that will provide full dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).  The Great American Outdoors Act […]

CWMTF Surplus in Grant Requests

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With the start of a new grant cycle for the Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF), conservation organizations, local parks agencies, and others submitted applications to fund conservation projects across the state. A total of 144 grant applications were submitted to North Carolina’s Clean Water Management Trust Fund, totaling $82,613,060. That’s about five times more […]

Conservation Champion: Representative Kyle Hall

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Representative Kyle Hall has worked on conservation efforts that benefit the quality of life and economic well-being for residents in North Carolina. Land for Tomorrow asked Representative Hall a few questions about the importance of land protection in our state. 1. Where is your favorite natural/outdoor place in North Carolina and why is it important […]

Protecting North Carolina’s Fall Splendor

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Cooler temperatures mean North Carolinians can finally get outside and safely enjoy the glory of this fall leafing season. Each of the following locations are protected and open to visitors thanks to the hard work of local organizations and North Carolina’s conservation trust funds – the N.C. Land and Water Fund (NCLWF), Parks and Recreation […]

Conservation Champion: Senator Andy Wells

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Senator Andy Wells has been an avid supporter of legislation that benefits conservation funding in North Carolina. Land for Tomorrow asked Senator Wells a few questions about the importance of land protection. 1. Where is your favorite natural/outdoor place in North Carolina and why is it important to you? Jacob’s Fork River in Catawba County […]

Register for Lobby Day 2019 – April 16

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Land for Tomorrow will host it’s annual Land and Water Conservation Lobby Day on Tuesday, April 16. Register today!  NEW MORNING LOCATION! Lobby Day will begin with a Welcome Briefing at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, 4th Floor Environmental Conference Room. We will again offer a Pre-Lobby Day Orientation Webinar to be […]

Cooper’s Budget Makes Strong Commitment to Land and Water Conservation

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The Land for Tomorrow coalition praised Gov. Cooper’s proposed budget, which increases appropriations to the state’s conservation trust funds and provides additional personnel for the state park system. “Land and water conservation are important to North Carolina’s economy,” said Bill Holman, NC State Director for the Conservation Fund and chair of the Land for Tomorrow […]