Conservation in the Media
How are Land for Tomorrow coalition members making the case for conservation statewide?
Through letters to the editor, opinion pieces, and important news and event media coverage, we ensure our voice is seen and heard in local communities and in Raleigh.
Here are the latest updates from across our network:
DURHAM – Rep. Kyle Hall has been recognized as a North Carolina Land and Water Champion by the North Carolina Land for Tomorrow Coalition. “Rep. Hall is a steadfast supporter of public funding for land and water conservation,” said NC State Director of The Conservation Fund Bill Holman, who chairs the coalition. “His support has […]Read More
Thank you to North Carolina’s governor and legislators for passing a budget that prioritizes land and water conservation. Funding of $48.4 million to the state’s conservation trust funds will benefit people and nature for generations. Our state’s conservation needs are not one-and-done. The Land for Tomorrow coalition thanks our state leadership for building on the […]Read More
Since its creation in 1996, the NC Land & Water Fund (NCLWF) has conserved well over one-half million acres and protected or restored 3,000 miles of streams and rivers. Here are just a few examples of how they’ve helped protect land in our state. Orchard at Altapass In the 1990s, the property was for sale […]Read More
Our state’s conservation needs are not one-and-done. The Land for Tomorrow coalition is working with state leaders to build on the foundation of conservation funding. Every generation deserves to have healthy functioning land and water that are not only beautiful but also provide clean air and water. We commend our governor and legislators for passing […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More