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Growing knowledge. Inspiring action.

What We Do

Our Objectives

To provide an educational pathway, for the students of our regional colleges and universities, to pursue a career in community ecology and organismal biology.

And to raise the awareness of landowners and agricultural operators to the benefits of natural land restoration, for themselves, their communities, and the public welfare.

Beyond conservation.
Nature’s laboratory.

Our Biological Field Station encompasses more than 1,400 acres, spanning the Carolinas approximately 40 miles southeast of Charlotte. Bordering on two of the region’s largest landforms, the Piedmont Plateau and the Coastal Plain, our living lab offers a diversity of study, from upland and bottomland hardwood forest, planted and native pines, reclaimed native grasslands and prairies, and an abundance of ponds, wetlands and streams.

Previously farmed for centuries, our unique conservation station unearths the timely ecological data needed to restore and reclaim vital natural habitats.

Come to learn the science.
Leave to tell the story.

The primary mission of the Carolina Wildlands Foundation is to provide educational pathway to a rewarding career in the fields sciences for our local university students. Though the focus is ecology and organismal biology, the wider lens is on communication and community. Simply put, our goal is to tell the story of the land, discovering truths that provide long-term environmental benefits to all Carolinians.

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