Seeking out Polk County’s most wanted-habitatPublished 12:13pm Monday, March 4, 2013
The Green Salamander has been found in many of the counties surrounding Polk County, in North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina. There is a historical record of the species presence in Polk County, but the habitat where this population was found has been destroyed, and there are now no known locations of this species in the county. Polk County should have appropriate habitat to support the species.
If landowners think that they have the above-mentioned habitat or the Green Salamander on their property, or if they know where this type of habitat or animal might be located within the county, please contact PAC at 828-859-5060, or email comments, questions or photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The purpose of this project is to gain a better understanding of the flora and fauna present in Polk County, making sure that our natural communities are well represented.
PAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit conservation organization (land trust) founded in 1989 to protect and Conserve the area’s natural resources (PAC’s mission). PAC works with area landowners to ensure the long-term protection of their property through voluntary conservation easements (agreements) which enable landowners to maintain ownership of their property, preserving precious natural resources (open lands, forests, wildlife habitat, scenic vistas, farmland, stream banks, etc.), and potentially obtain significant federal, state, and local tax benefits. PACs vision is a community living and growing in harmony with our natural resources and or goal is to provide a legacy that will endure and be valued by generations to come. PAC works diligently to provide leadership to encourage conservation and provide education programs emphasizing native species appreciation and responsible land use practices to help – save the places you love.
– article submitted by Pam Torlina