To use science, economics, and law to devise sustainable solutions to environmental problems.
To develop natural and human resources.
To encourage, assist, advise and participate in the identification, preservation, and restoration of significant structures, buildings, districts, objects of local interest, historical charm, distinctive character and natural endowments of Ocracoke Island.
To preserve land, water and wildlife resources in the lower Southern Piedmont of North Carolina.
To restore and protect North Carolina's coast through citizen involvement.
To preserve important natural, historic, and recreation lands for public use in the Southern Appalachian Mountain Region, and to assist landowners in determining conservation alternatives for their family lands.
To preserve natural lands in the sandhills region of North Carolina.
To protect natural and scenic lands, farms, and open spaces in piedmont North Carolina to enrich the quality of life for our communities and for future generations.
To preserve, interpret, and celebrate our hertiage for the enjoyment of residents and vistors alike.
Fostering community based barrier island conservation, education, and preservation.