Friends Groups and Local Nonprofit Partners
Carson Valley Trails Association (CVTA) was formed after local residents of the Carson Valley noticed the loss of open space and trails to development. Since its creation in 1994, CVTA has partnered with federal and local government agencies to ensure the protection and creation of trails throughout the region.
Discover Your Northwest has a broad vision - to encourage residents and visitors of the Northwestern U.S. to visit, support and learn about their public lands.
The Eno River flows through central North Carolina and several parks including, the Eno River State Park, the Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, West Point on the Eno Durham City Park, Penny’s Bend Nature Preserve and the Little River Regional Park. Eno River Association mainly focuses on the protection and restoration of land in the Eno River basin.
The DeSoto National Memorial commemorates the arrival of Hernando de Soto and the Conquistadors on the North American continent for the first major exploration of the southeastern U.S. Friends of DeSoto National Memorial encourages visitors to experience the natural beauty of Florida, in addition to learning about the arrival of Europeans through the eyes of the Conquistadors and the local indigenous population.
Friends of Enchanted Rock (Friends) is the sole support group for one of the most popular and unique natural resources in Texas, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.