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The following are some of the best examples of conservation work. Preserves are categorized by region (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast) and then sub-region, where applicable. More information on places we protect.
Southern Appalachian Mountains RegionPanthertown ValleyPlott Balsams PreserveStone Mountain State Park
New River Headwaters RegionBluff Mountain PreserveThree Top Mountain Game Land
Blue Ridge Escarpment RegionGreen River Game LandSilver Run PreserveHickory Nut Gorge RegionBat Cave PreserveRumbling Bald Preserve
Greater Roan Highlands RegionBig Yellow Mountain Preserve
Piedmont RegionOcconeechee Mountain State Natural AreaSouth Mountains Game Land
Coastal Plain RegionChowan Swamp Game LandNags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
Sandhills RegionCalloway Forest PreserveCarvers Creek State ParkSandhills Game Land
Green Swamp RegionBoiling Spring LakesGreen Swamp Preserve
Onslow Bight RegionHolly Shelter Game LandShaken Creek Savanna Preserve
Black River Preserve
Roanoke River Region
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Visitors to game lands and wildlife refuges should check hunting schedules before enjoying these areas.