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THE BALSAM MOUNTAIN TRUST...

...IS ON A MISSION

Orange Fungi on the Preserve

The mission of the Balsam Mountain Trust is the stewardship of the natural and cultural resources on Balsam Mountain Preserve and the Blue Ridge Mountain region, through effective land management practices, scientific research, environmental education. Download a PDF of the Trust Summary

 

EDUCATION

Education is an important part of the Balsam Mountain Trust MissionThe trust offers both on site and off site educational program.  If you are a teacher or community group organizer, please contact us and we will help plan an experience that fits your needs!

RESEARCH

Research on The PreserveThe Trust’s emphasis on research and education cannot be overstated as they have been a hallmark of its operations since it was founded. To date the Trust has had research partners engaged in over 30 different projects.

NATURE CENTER

Kids exploring at the Nature CenterThe nature center is where the Trust offices are located. It is also the nerve center for Trust activities. While a consensus exists that encourages the ’get outdoors’ nature of discovery; the nature center is a grand place to begin those discoveries.  Your adventure starts HERE

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Online Resources

Click the image to Download the Critters Species Guide

Frasier Magnolia - in the Species Checklist

Click to Read More about the Cultural History of the Preserve

 
SAVE THE DATE: 30 AUGUST 2014 - TRUST ANNUAL PARTY

Calling all BMP members to the next Annual Trust Party on 30 August 2014. This year's themed party employ south of the border fare (with some gringo food for those who may not have a jalopeno temperature tolerance) along with a very festive atmosphere. The party will take place at the Golf maintenance pavilion located up the hill from the practice range. We're looking forward to each BMP member attending to enjoy great fellowship, food and drink as a great way to support the Balsam Mountain Trust.  More details will be coming in your email. Ole! Ole!