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 TrustMonday, April 12th, 2021 at 3:43pm
Join Balsam Mountain Trust and the Jackson County Public Library for a free, in-person bird of prey presentation as part of Bird Fest 2021! The presentation is at the Jackson County Public Library community room on Saturday May, 1st from 11 am to 12 noon.

Pre-registration is required; email naturalist@bmtrust.org or call 828-631-1063 to sign up. The presentation is limited to 25 people and all participants are required to wear masks or face coverings and social distance.

This event is subject to changes as state, national, and CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 are updated.

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.