Knob Creek | Conservation Mitigation Easement


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Located in the French Broad River Basin of Yancey County NC


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Our Role

Conservation Easement Grantee

Mitigation Type

Stream Restoration & Enhancement


About the Authormichael scisco

Michael brings 15+ years of experience to his role as Conservation Director at Unique Places to Save. He has worked to conserve over 200,000 acres across the US while securing over $200m in funding and transacting $500M in land and other real estate.

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We are a trusted non-profit partner for mitigation banks seeking high-quality conservation projects


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