Cape Fear Arch

A Collaborative Voice for Nature

The Cape Fear Arch is a special geologic feature stretching from Cape Lookout, NC to Cape Romain, SC that contains nationally significant animal and plant communities.

Created in 2006, the Cape Fear Arch Conservation Collaboration is a partnership of organizations and individuals interested in protecting this region while balancing the needs of man and nature.

Its mission is to develop and implement a community conservation vision to build awareness, protection and stewardship of the region’s important natural resources.

Dan Ryan, Arch Executive Committee Member, Receives Forest Conservationist of the Year Award

Dan Ryan, Director of The Nature Conservancy's NC Longleaf Pine Program, has been chosen by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation to receive their 2015 Forest Conservationist of the Year Award.

Dan has served the Cape Fear Arch Conservation Collaboration on the executive committee for many years and has been a strong voice for forest conservation in our area.  Additionally, Dan and his coworkers at the Nature Conservancy have been strong conservation partners for many of us that work in the Arch area.

Dan was presented his award at the Wildlife Federation’s Annual Governor’s Awards Banquet on Saturday September 10th where he received an engraved statuette and a certificate honoring his work.

This award highlights individuals and organizations that have exemplified conservation activism across the state. 

Congrats Dan!

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