Conservation

Active

  • NCCC has begun an active search for lands heavily impacted by various types of development (agriculture, industrial, commercial) to ascertain potential for restoration.
  • NCCC intends to perform a comprehensive wildlife inventory across the watershed.
  • NCCC continues to plan for expansion of the Greenway north from Greenway Farm to North Chickamauga Creek Gorge.
  • NCCC is seeking to enhance preservation of the scenic North Chickamauga Creek Gorge.
  • NCCC is working to establish a trailhead for the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail within the North Chickamauga Creek Gorge.
  • NCCC is focused on linking North Chickamauga Creek’s scenic upland trails with the Cumberland Trail.
  • NCCC pursues stewardship and restoration of ecologically significant habitats along North Chickamauga Creek, with a focus on water quality in the upper 18 miles of the Creek.
  • NCCC continues creation of opportunities for citizen involvement and education.

Recently Completed

  • NCCC and conservation partners at the Cumberland Trail Conference completed of a major land acquisition to expand the Cumberland Trail corridor.