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Catch up on the latest news about our efforts to protect the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Teaming Up to Engage The Next Generation of Stewards

March 24, 2015
The Foundation and Conservation Trust for North Carolina are bringing youth crews to the Highlands District for trail and campground rehab Imagine working with newfound friends to rehabilitate and build trails by day and bond over a common goal under the stars at night. Sounds pretty great, right? That's what a crew of teenagers and young adults will do this summer in the
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New Trails on the Horizon for Kids in Parks Thanks to a Grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation

January 20, 2015
(WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.) - More TRACK trails mean more happy and healthy children and families thanks to a new grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Foundation. Kids in Parks (KIP), a signature program of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, has been awarded $921,000 from the BCBSNC Foundation to continue its work helping kids and families reconnect with nature through TRACK Trails.
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