The purpose of FOG shall be to support Gorges State Park, the park lands and trails within and adjacent, and the rivers that run through; to develop and promote public awareness of the park; to provide support and resources for personnel and the maintenance of programs, facilities and recreation; to advocate for ecological conservation and preservation; and to address regional environmental issues. These purposes are exclusively nonprofit, charitable, and educational.
We Plant it Forward's mission is to preserve and restore the natural environment to bring harmony to all life. We seek to provide opportunities for community members to get their hands working by planting trees in your community and beyond, making rain barrels to start a home water conservation program, giving out tree seedlings. We seek to educate the children and adults about issues facing our environment, about wealth of information found in natures classroom and ways people improve their environmental footprint.
The Balsam Mountain Trust inspires people to be responsible stewards of the natural and cultural resources of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains through education and conservation leadership.
Engage and inspire individuals to take greater responsibility for their community environment through litter prevention, waste reduction and community greening.
Mission: To support the North Carolina Plant Conservation Program in its efforts to conserve and protect North Carolina’s imperiled native plants in their habitats.
Donera is a clearinghouse for environmental donations. Donera solicits funds from donors who are concerned about environmental issues, predominantly climate change. Donera's main communication channel with donors will be via social media.
Donera will research the best non-profits, measuring them with a series of performance metrics, and will and direct 100% of donated funds to those non-profits. Separately, Donera will solicit funds to cover its cost of operations.
The mission of Friends of Panthertown is to work in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to conserve this outstanding natural resource while improving the quality and experience of recreational opportunities in Panthertown Valley.
Sylvan Heights Bird Park seeks to advance conservation of waterfowl and wetlands, to act as a local educational resource for avian biology and wetlands ecology, and to serve as an international center for avicultural training and research.