The Latest

PLC’s blog is a chance for us to share anything! Hiking recommendations, ecology lessons, success stories! You’ll find it all in the rotating stories below. Read on!

A Brook Trout Rescue

4 Min read by Dr. Ken Bridle at PLC | August 12, 2021

The story begins last November when the Surry County Forester noticed a large logging and land clearing event at the top of the Blue Ridge.

PLC Acquires more Land for Mayo River State Park

2 Min read by the Team at PLC | July 14, 2021

PLC closed more gaps along the Mayo River in Rockingham County last month, with the acquisition of two tracts that preserve nearly 1 mile of river frontage.

Celebrating Spring at the Emily Allen Wildflower Preserve

3 Min read by Mindy Mock at PLC | May 28, 2021

Spaces filled in just a few days for our limited visits to the Emily Allen Wildflower Preserve this Spring. The lucky groups who got to visit were in for a treat after all the hard work of our dedicated Volunteers.

Say Hello to Our New Logo

2 Min read by the Team at PLC | April 22, 2021

Piedmont Land Conservancy has a new logo! We’d love to tell you why we decided to change up our look after 30 years.

Our Trail Coordinator's 10 Favorite Trails

4 Min read by Brianna | April 22, 2021

In honor of Earth Day I’m delighted to share some ideas to get you and your loved ones outside this Spring! I’ve been out on lots of the trails in the Triad (not all yet!) so I’ve put together a list of some of the stand outs. 

Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area nearly Doubles in Size

4 Min read by the team at plc | February 22, 2021

The property, known as the Sizemore addition, will nearly double the size of the Natural Area, bringing it to roughly 1,000 acres of County-owned, protected, publicly accessible park land.

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