November 15, 2017
East Cooper Land Trust (ECLT) hosted its third annual Harvest Feast on November 9, and Buist Byars & Taylor was pleased to be one of the sponsors. http://bit.ly/2jqnH8a
Held at Thornhill Farm in McClellanville, this community farm supper featured a five-course meal by local chef Brannon Florie of On Forty-One and Pier 41.
East Cooper Land Trust uses the funds it raises for local land conservation efforts. Since its inception 15 years ago, “ECLT has permanently conserved 18 properties and more than 380 acres.”
An exerpt from ECLT’s website: A land trust is a nonprofit organization that actively works to conserve land by undertaking or assisting in land or conservation easement acquisition, or by its stewardship of such land or easements.
Land trusts work with landowners and the community to conserve land by accepting donations of land, purchasing land, negotiating private, voluntary conservation agreements on land, and stewarding conserved land through the generations to come.
Most land trusts are community based and deeply connected to local needs, so they are well-equipped to identify land that offers critical natural habitat as well as land offering recreational, agricultural and other conservation value.
To learn more: http://eastcooperland.org/our-mission/