Discover Resilient Living
The Carolina Crescent seeks to provide and promote the unique nature of this naturally resilient region. We strive to build good stewards of this resource among our existing population and serve as an outlet for information that will attract new residents who understand the importance of being a good steward in the continued resiliency of this land.
We believe that with massive pressure that is being placed on the world through a changing climate, innovation becomes more urgent than ever. Agricultural, horticultural, and architectural advances and adaptations are critical to meet these challenges. Innovation is critical even in the design of preserves and corridors for wildlife and plants to traverse through the complex landscape in a way that allows it to continue to exist as a crucible of life. We serve as advocates for sustainable, resilient growth.
The Carolina Crescent encompasses a the region of the Blue Ridge escarpment ecoregion spanning across Oconee County, Anderson County, Spartanburg County, and Buncombe County. This resilient area has over 1,000,000 acres of protected forests and land with an unsurpassed biological and geological diversity. In the field of academia, this portion of the Blue Ridge escarpment is found to be one of the most resilient places in the entire world.
Discover The Difference
Find out what makes the Carolina Crescent so unique and resilient for generations to come.
Ecos, in Greek, means home or community. There is no better way to describe the Carolina Crescent. It has been a shelter and a home to so many, for so long. Of course, ecology is the study of our home—all of the geological, climatological and biological interactions and relationships. The Carolina Crescent proves to be a place unlike any other for sheltering and nurturing life.
Conservation & Recreation
The vast recreational opportunities on our lakes, rivers, and in our forests provide unlimited opportunity for exploration. We travel hours or days to reach destinations for recreation and solitude. Living in the Carolina Crescent is living in our own “Eden.”
Conservation & Recreation
Most of us live life with our backs up against the wall. We live in regions that are near the breaking point of what the land can tolerate, what it can hold. We travels hours or days to reach destinations for recreation and solitude. Living in the Carolina Crescent is living with our backs up against a veritable Eden.
Sustainability & Quality of Life
The southern Blue Ridge escarpment ecoregion has sustained life through challenging changes in the geologic past and continues to shelter life today. The resilient landscape that combines unique geology, geography, climate and vast areas of protected natural habitats provides the human inhabitants with the stability of dependable natural resources.
In order to move forward toward a bright future, the environment we seek must be nurtured and respected. The tandem execution of progress and conservation is a key characteristic of the Carolina Crescent.
In order to move forward toward a bright future, the environment, which preserves our past, sustains our present, and enables the future we seek to reach must be nurtured and respected. The tandem execution of progress and conservation is a key characteristic of the Carolina Crescent.
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