PROTECTED LAND

PLC has protected more than 22,000 acres of land across our region since 1990. Learn more about our successes here.

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HELP US PROTECT LAND

We protect land with the help of people who believe in our mission. Click here to get involved and make your donation.

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VISIT PROTECTED LAND

PLC’s goal is to protect the best of our natural areas all across our region working with interested landowners.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb
13
Sat
10:00 am 2nd Saturday Outing @ Bethania Visitors Center
2nd Saturday Outing @ Bethania Visitors Center
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2nd Saturday Outing @ Bethania Visitors Center | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States
Historic Bethania’s conservancy-protected lands include four hiking trails through verdant forests and preserved farmlands. We will meet at the Visitors Center and hike the Reuter Trail, a 1.42 mile trail that includes a forest walk,[...]
Mar
12
Sat
10:00 am 2nd Saturday Outing @ Flat Shoals Mountain
2nd Saturday Outing @ Flat Shoals Mountain
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2nd Saturday Outing @ Flat Shoals Mountain | Danbury | North Carolina | United States
PLC’s Stewardship Director Ken Bridle will lead us on a hike along Flat Shoals Mountain where we can see black vultures nesting in caves, signs of bear activity (no bears – they should still be[...]
Apr
9
Sat
10:00 am Open Garden Day at Friendship Ga... @ Emily H. Allen Wildflower Preserve Friendship Garden
Open Garden Day at Friendship Ga... @ Emily H. Allen Wildflower Preserve Friendship Garden
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open Garden Day at Friendship Garden @ Emily H. Allen Wildflower Preserve Friendship Garden | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States
Tour this 6-acre wildflower garden in the heart of Forsyth County, near Bethabara Park in Winston Salem. Tour times will be announced closer to the event and sign-up will be required. The event is free[...]
May
14
Sat
10:00 am 2nd Saturday Outing @ Wellspring Mountain
2nd Saturday Outing @ Wellspring Mountain
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wellspring Mountain is an herbal medicine school and retreat center in Surry County (at the former Camp E-Mun-Talee) that sits on a parcel of land permanently protected by PLC. Wellspring Mountain, a resort and event center[...]