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Pickards Mountain and Arboretum
Unique Places to Save is collaborating on trail designs and one-of-a-kind experiences enhancing two of Orange County's most unique places - Pickards Mountain Natural Heritage Area and the Keith Arboretum.
EastWest Organics
Unique Places To Save brings a focus on developing innovative conservation education programs designed to engage the community in understanding and celebrating ecological farms and the abundance they provide.
Cates Farm
Unique Places to Save is partnering with the City of Mebane to lead a design charrette and master planning process that will garner community input for this remarkable rural property as part of their "city within a park" concept.
Mitigation Easements
Unique Places to Save is working across North Carolina and beyond to establish a network of conservation easements, protecting and enhancing stream and wetland mitigation banks, and leveraging efficiencies of scale to improve these assets.
Box Creek Wilderness
Spanning over 7000 acres, Box Creek Wilderness is one of North Carolina’s premiere ecological jewels and is the state’s largest private Registered Natural Heritage Area.
Springer’s Point Memorial
The memorial for Tammy Finch is complete and located at Springer's Point Preserve, near Ocracoke!
DeHaven Ranch
Unique Places to Save is currently helping the owners of DeHaven Ranch attain their goals by assisting them with grant-writing and fundraising for conservation efforts on the ranch. The funding would be applied towards erosion control measures and wildlife habitat improvements.
Jersey Durham Property
A 39-acre commercial property in north Durham, NC known as the Jersey Durham tract was donated to Unique Places to Save in late 2014.
Penny’s Bend Nature Preserve
Unique Places to Save, with support from Unique Places designed two panels for the Penny's Bend Nature Preserve. The panels will be used in a kiosk at the main trailhead for the preserve.
Veterans Organic Garden
Unique Places to Save worked with the Veterans Employment Base Camp & Organic Garden as well as the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust to develop materials for their outreach and fundraising efforts.
Carolina Bays in South Carolina
The Pee Dee Land Trust is raising funds to cover the costs of working with multiple landowners to help save and protect the Carolina Bays of South Carolina.
Hollow Rock Store
The Hollow Rock Store is a jewel of Durham history and should be relocated to its final location as part of the Hollow Rock Nature Park. UP2Save's first goal is to relocate the store to its permanent location, then preserve it as a museum for educational and historic purposes.
Community of San Clemente
The La Asociacion de la Comunidad de San Clemente (Community Association of San Clemente) is working to help preserve their lands while maintaining productivity and restoring the natural and cultural resources of the area.
Rougemont Train Depot
Rougemont was one of many stops along the Lynchburg and Durham Railroad, which later became the Norfolk & Western Railroad. Learn how you can help UP2Save protect and preserve the depot.
New Hope Creek Corridor
The New Hope Creek Corridor is in need of your help on a wide variety of projects, from bridge construction on Sandy Creek to relocating the Historic Hollow Rock Store, now is your chance to contribute to these great community efforts. Read more about how you can make a difference today!