Success Stories

Learn about the past successes of the Land for Tomorrow Coalition.

Carteret County News-Times: Thank you Rep. McElraft

By Mary Alice Holley | January 24, 2019

A letter to the Carteret County News editor praising Representative McElraft’s leadership to fund the conservation trust funds. TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the support of North Carolina Rep. Pat McElraft, family farms in eastern North Carolina will be preserved, military bases will be protected from encroaching development and North Carolinians will have more opportunities […]

Jacksonville Daily News: Senator Brown’s efforts not unnoticed

By Mary Alice Holley | January 24, 2019

A letter to the Jacksonville Daily News editor praising Senator Brown’s leadership to fund the conservation trust funds. To the editor: With the recent adoption of the state budget, legislators have made a renewed commitment to our citizens that they are willing to protect our state’s natural resources and scenic beauty, while promoting rural economic […]

Times-News: Ross, Gunn help protect NC natural resources

By Mary Alice Holley | January 24, 2019

A letter to the Times-News editor praising Representative Ross and Senator Gunn on their leadership to fund the conservation trust funds. North Carolina lawmakers are fighting to preserve the qualities that make our state one of the top places to live, work and visit. The recently passed state budget will allocate an additional $22.7 million […]

Preserving The Lindale Farm

By Mary Alice Holley | October 18, 2018

The Lindley family has operated their 182-acre dairy farm in Chatham County since the late 1800s. Neill Lindley, the fifth generation of farmers in the family, still owns and runs the farm today. Lindley took over his family’s farm with his wife Cori in 1982 after graduating from NC State University. In 2009, along with […]