Our Mission

The Balsam Mountain Trust inspires people to be responsible stewards of the natural and cultural resources of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains through education and conservation leadership.

Upcoming Events

We have no Public Programs scheduled at this time. Check back with us soon! Contact us at admin@bmtrust.org for more information.


Balsam Mountain Trust
Balsam Mountain TrustThursday, January 14th, 2021 at 10:04pm
Thank you to Dr. Roy Gallinger and Sylva Family Practice for your support of Scotts Creek Elementary through our Adopt-A-School program! Their sponsorship allowed us to deliver three live virtual animal programs to each of their fourth grade classes. Students learned about fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals and met 10 of our animal ambassadors. Check out a behind the scenes photo of a festive student participating in a virtual program from the classroom.

Interesting Facts

Plant Species

Bird of Prey Ambassadors

Acres of Preserve Land

$ Raised for Trust Conservation Grant

Schools in Adopt-a-School Program

People Reached in 2018

Help Protect the Preserve

Every little bit helps us take care of our animal ambassadors and bring conservation education to Western Carolina communities.

Want to Live Here?

Residents of Balsam Mountain Preserve have exclusive access to Trust events and BMP trails. Check out the Preserve’s site for sales information.