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Farmland Protection Directory

Mainspring Conservation Trust
Address
557 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
Phone Number
828-837-6383
Type of Entity
Land trust
Year Created
1997
State(s) of Operation
Georgia, North Carolina
Counties of Operation
(GA) Rabun, (NC) Cherokee, (NC) Clay, (NC) Graham, (NC) Macon, (NC) Swain
Types of Resources Protected
Working forest land
Water resources including wetlands
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Historic / cultural resources
Open space
Recreation land
Urban parks / gardens / open space
Farm / ranch land
Board / Staff Connection to Agriculture
Soil and Water Conservation District
Types of Assistance Offered to Farmers
Lease land to farmers or ranchers
Sell protected farms or ranches to commercial operators

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