C - Environment

  • In the late 90's, many local citizens shared a dream to have a Greenway follow the Little Tennessee River through Franklin, NC. With County approval, Sally Kesler, a local advocate, knowledgeable botanist and naturalist was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the formation of a a non-profit corporation to assist the County in development, fund raising and stewardship of the Little Tennessee River Greenway.

  • Our mission is to accelerate investment in clean and efficient energy solutions and increase climate resilience in North Carolina, particularly to the benefit of underserved populations. We partner with public and private investors, foundations and other non-profit organizations to deploy sustainable financing solutions that will create long-lasting environmental, economic and social benefits.

  • Southwestern Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Program promotes the protection and conservation of land and water resources. Established by Congress in the 1960s under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), RC&D Programs encourage volunteer, locally elected and civic leaders to plan and carry out projects that protect environmental resources and improve social and economic conditions in rural areas.

  • EJCAN informs, educates, and empowers communities to confront environmental injustice by advocating for change.
  • To empower people to defend our region's rich natural and cultural heritage by providing them with tooks and strategies for successful grassroots campains.
  • SAWS is dedicated to educating, cultivating, and empowering an engaged public and the next generation of conservation stewards in the protection of wild public lands.

  • Our goal is to provide research-based gardening information to the public.
  • Our purpose is to advance the public’s awareness, education, understanding and appreciation of nature, wildlife and the natural environment by engaging in outdoor recreational activities including walking, hiking, bicycling and water sports in the North and South Toe River basins, Ivy Creek and the North Carolina portion of the Nolichucky River in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

  • The Oak Island Beach Preservation Society, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to education and community engagement to enhance the Oak Island beach experience and leave the beach better for everyone now and in the future.
  • Our vision is a future where institutions invest with a high degree of respect for the environment, utilizing our money to deliver solutions to major environmental issues, and where the community holds to account the custodians of their money to ensure it is used to benefit the environment.

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