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August 13, 2011 | Mobile Press-Register | AL
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Conservancies Complete Protection of Little Yellow Mountain Summit
July 26, 2011 | Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy | Asheville, NC
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Agreement Brings LTTN Total to 60,200 Acres Across State
September 12, 2011 | Land Trust for Tennessee | Chattanooga
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Land Trust Community News
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Success Story 100 Years of Conservation
NC - In 1909, the citizens of the Town of Highlands gathered their pennies and dollars and for $500 purchased the summit of Satulah Mountain to protect it from development for all time. The organization born from that first effort, known today as the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust, has gone on to conserve nearly 1,700 acres.
Located in Land Trusts / Southeast Success Stories
Success Story Planting the Seed of Conservation
NC - A farm that helped a family through the Depression is permanently protected with a conservation easement. The Gilliams believe that "if you take care of the land, it’ll take care of you."
Located in Land Trusts / Southeast Success Stories
Success Story 510 Acres Protected on Bluff Mountain
TN - Marian E. Oates recently celebrated her love of the land by donating a conservation easement on her property.
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Success Story Farrow Family Protects Farm in Collegedale
TN - Years ago on Tallant Road in Collegedale, there was little but the Farrow family and a few farms dotted with cows. Today, the Farrow family remains – but with a lot fewer cows. Much of that pastureland has been replaced by subdivisions in this rapidly growing area of Hamilton County. But a Collegedale businessman has found a way to keep his family farm around and add to the character of the area.
Located in Land Trusts / Southeast Success Stories
Success Story Preserving Kentucky’s Largest Old Growth Forest
KY - Kentucky Natural Lands Trust recently purchased 400 acres in the old growth Blanton Forest, which provides critical habitat for the federally listed Indian bat.
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Success Story Western View-Shed of Chattanooga Protected
TN - The Tennessee River Gorge Trust has been working with heirs of the Leo Stolphmann family to acquire a 308-acre conservation easement which protects, in perpetuity, the western view-shed of the City of Chattanooga. This brings the total preserved land to more than 16,700 acres or 62% of the Gorge in only 27 years.
Located in Land Trusts / Southeast Success Stories

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