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06.29.20
Carolina Thread Trail Capital Campaign

The Carolina Thread Trail: Trails on the ground

With the pairing of Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) and the Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) secured, the fledgling Carolina Thread Trail had a stable support structure […]
06.23.20

The Carolina Thread Trail: Finding a home

In this next chapter of the history of the Carolina Thread Trail, the Foundation For The Carolinas puts the principles of regionalism and open space to […]
06.06.20

Black Voices and the Outdoors

To be allies in standing up for Black lives, we are suspending our online promotion of National Trails Day (our annual community festival had been canceled […]
05.22.20

Three local adventures on the Thread Trail

You’ve been at home. You baked all the sourdough and watched all the Netflix. You’ve dutifully gone out and walked in your neighborhood, but the view […]
04.06.20

Connecting to nature at home

Are you looking for places to get outside while still keeping your distance from others? Maybe you need some hands-on activities that will keep the kids […]
04.02.20

Nature and your mental health

Research showing the connection between outdoor spaces and our mental health has multiplied over the past several decades. It’s something we all know but easily forget: […]
04.01.20

Wondering in the woods

Carolina Thread Trail’s Program Coordinator reflects on how his relationship to the outdoors has changed throughout his life, and how he shares his sense of wonder […]
01.06.20

Carolina Thread Trail awards over $246,000 to trail projects

In mid-December, the Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board awarded $246,666 in trail implementation grants for projects along the Thread Trail to the City of Gastonia, Town […]
08.14.19
Carolina Thread Trail Rocky River Blueway

Going the Distance

65-Mile Rocky River/Pee Dee River Blueways Open River to Recreation By Anna Gibson Great Blue Herons glide overhead; a cluster of deer swim soundlessly across the […]