Sustainability & Quality of Life

The Carolina Crescent continues to sustained life through challenging changes.

Sustainability

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.

Quality of Life

  • Highest and most dependable rainfall east of Washington State.
  • Clean, secured drinking water provided by forested and protected watersheds.
  • Relatively stable climates sheltered from the volatile changes experienced in many other regions of the country.
  • Elevations ranging from 600 to over 6000 feet, allowing travel and movement from a blazing hot summer day to a climate where you might need a coat.
  • Over 2 million acres of protected natural habitats for recreation.
  • A high standard of living and cultural diversity.
  • Close proximity to cultural centers and well-planned and beautiful urban areas such as Greenville and Asheville, without the hazards and inconvenience of large suburban and urban interfaces.

Quality of Life

  • Highest and most dependable rainfall east of Washington State.
  • Clean, secured drinking water provided by forested and protected watersheds.
  • Relatively stable climates sheltered from the volatile changes experienced in many other regions of the country.
  • Elevations ranging from 600 to over 6000 feet, allowing travel and movement from a blazing hot summer day to a climate where you might need a coat.
  • Over 2 million acres of protected natural habitats for recreation.
  • A high standard of living and cultural diversity.
  • Close proximity to cultural centers and well-planned and beautiful urban areas such as Greenville and Asheville, without the hazards and inconvenience of large suburban and urban interfaces.

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