Preserving the unique environment, history, culture, and economy of Beaufort County through land preservation.

greenways • waterways • a way of life

Preserving the unique environment, history, culture, and economy of Beaufort County through land preservation.

greenways • waterways • a way of life

Preserving the unique environment, history, culture, and economy of Beaufort County through land preservation.

greenways • waterways • a way of life

What is Rural and Critical?

What is Rural and Critical?

The Beaufort County Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program, since 1999, has actively preserved land deemed “critical” by citizens in addition to preserving the rural communities in our county. Just a few of the benefits to Beaufort County include:

ENVIRONMENT and QUALITY OF LIFE

Preserving our unique coastal ENVIRONMENT and QUALITY OF LIFE by purchasing land to keep rivers and beaches clean, preserve wildlife habitat, and for passive parks.

CULTURE and HISTORY

Preserving our CULTURE and HISTORY by protecting Native American sites, colonial forts, Gullah/Geechee heritage sites, and much more.

WORKING FARMS

Preserving WORKING FARMS by purchasing conservation easements on rural land which keeps farmers farming and contributing to our local economy and food sources.

ECONOMY

Preserving our ECONOMY by preserving land around the Marine Corps Air Station-Beaufort, keeping planes in the air and jobs on the ground.

The Beaufort County Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program, since 1999, has actively preserved land deemed “critical” by citizens in addition to preserving the rural communities in our county. Just a few of the benefits to Beaufort County include:

ENVIRONMENT and QUALITY OF LIFE

Preserving our unique coastal ENVIRONMENT and QUALITY OF LIFE by purchasing land to keep rivers and beaches clean, preserve wildlife habitat, and for passive parks.

CULTURE and HISTORY

Preserving our CULTURE and HISTORY by protecting Native American sites, colonial forts, Gullah-Geetchie heritage sites, and much more.

WORKING FARMS

Preserving WORKING FARMS by purchasing conservation easements on rural land which keeps farmers farming and contributing to our local economy and food sources.

ECONOMY

Preserving our ECONOMY by preserving land around the Marine Corps Air Station-Beaufort, keeping planes in the air and jobs on the ground.

The Beaufort County Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program, since 1999, has actively preserved land deemed “critical” by citizens in addition to preserving the rural communities in our county. Just a few of the benefits to Beaufort County include:

Explore Rural and Critical properties

across Beaufort County

Explore Rural and Critical properties

across Beaufort County

Explore Rural and Critical properties

across Beaufort County

Project Highlights

Project Highlights

The Rural and Critical Program preserves many special properties including scenic vistas, working farms and forests, important cultural and historic sites, passive parkland, streams, rivers, coasts, and watersheds.

Widgeon-Point-Preserve - Beaufort County Rural and Critical

PASSIVE PARKS

Factory-Creek-Park-Beaufort County Rural and Critical

SCENIC VISTAS

Fort Freemont

HISTORIC and CULTURAL SITES

Henry-Farm Beaufort County Rural and Critical

WORKING FARMS

The Rural and Critical Program preserves many special properties including scenic vistas, working farms and forests, important cultural and historic sites, passive parkland, streams, rivers, coasts, and watersheds.

Widgeon-Point-Preserve - Beaufort County Rural and Critical

PASSIVE PARKS

Factory-Creek-Park-Beaufort County Rural and Critical

SCENIC VISTAS

Fort Freemont

HISTORIC and CULTURAL SITES

Henry-Farm Beaufort County Rural and Critical

WORKING FARMS

The Rural and Critical Program preserves many special properties including scenic vistas, working farms and forests, important cultural and historic sites, passive parkland, streams, rivers, coasts, and watersheds.

Widgeon-Point-Preserve - Beaufort County Rural and Critical

PASSIVE PARKS

Factory-Creek-Park-Beaufort County Rural and Critical

SCENIC VISTAS

Fort Freemont

HISTORIC and CULTURAL SITES

Henry-Farm Beaufort County Rural and Critical

WORKING FARMS

Want to know more about the Rural and Critical Program?

View our program resources and landowner information.

Want to know more about the Rural and Critical Program?

View our program resources and landowner information.

Want to know more about the Rural and Critical Program?

View our program resources and landowner information.