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November 10, 2008 | The State | Columbia, SC
Located in Events & News / Southeast News
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
Success Story Preserving Land and a Legacy in Alabama
AL - The Harvard-educated lawyer deeply cared for his Alabama hometown – one of steel and historic social change. He played a major role in the integration of Birmingham’s steel mills and was lauded for his commitment to civil rights with honors during his lifetime and after his passing. But during and after fighting the good fight, his heart and mind often found solace in the lovely mountains and rivers of North Alabama near Mentone.
Located in Land Trusts / Southeast Success Stories
Land Trust Community News
Located in Events & News
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 Much of that pastureland has been replaced by subdivisions in this rapidly growing area of Hamilton County.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
NPR Story: "In Land Conservation, 'Forever' May Not Last"
Located in Events & News / Alliance News
NPR Story: "In Land Conservation, 'Forever' May Not Last"
Located in Conservation / Conservation Defense / Documents
Success Story Broad River Headwaters Protected Forever
NC - The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy recently protected 235 acres on Dill Knob in eastern Buncombe County, safeguarding the headwater streams of the Broad River Watershed. Elizabeth and Terry Simmonds signed a conservation agreement with SAHC, protecting their property in the Swannanoa Mountains, just south of Black Mountain.
Located in Land Trusts / Southeast Success Stories
Success Story Expanded Easement Tax Incentives Help Sustain A Local North Carolina Farmer
NC - Curtis Holbert wanted to keep his land the way it is. But Mr. Holbert knew that his current income was not sufficient enough to care for his farm and pay income taxes at the same time.
Located in Land Trusts / Southeast Success Stories

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