Preserve Crab Creek
Last fall, Crab Creek neighbors and friends convinced a county board to stop a developer from building a giant storage facility in the heart of our community. It was a unanimous decision. In achieving this victory, we learned that rural communities throughout the county are all vulnerable to development that threatens their beauty, tranquility, ecology, and cultural heritage. Now we're:
Working with other citizens to keep rural areas rural, countywide. This is a critical time in Henderson County history. If rural areas aren't better protected by December 2022, when the county will approve a new blueprint to govern growth and development for the next 20-plus years, there won't be any intact rural areas left to save. Learn more about Rural Protection and the County Plan, then influence local officials by visiting Who to Contact.
Responding to an appeal of the county's decision by the Storage Facility developer. Unfortunately, Crab Creek rural character may still be hanging by a thread.
Continuing to build community around a shared love of Western North Carolina's natural resources and rural heritage. Ask for updates (below), join our Facebook group, and please consider making a generous donation.