Protected Properties

We have thus far protected more than 200 acres of natural space throughout Charleston County, with a focus on small, urban parcels that enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors. Explore them via an interactive map with detailed descriptions and photos.

How to Protect Land

The two primary ways to permanently protect your land are donation and Conservation Easements. Here is a primer on Conservation Easements and how this might be the solution you are looking for to ensure your land remains natural forever.

Steps in the Process

Before considering a Conservation Easement for your property, it is important to understand the steps in the process. Here, we will walk you through those steps.

Conservation Benefits

Why should we work diligently to preserve natural areas in the East Cooper area? In addition to maintaining the beauty of our region, there are even greater reasons for this cause.

East Cooper Trail