contact-photoWe hope you enjoy the Sandhills Heritage Gateway Experience. The long term conservation and sustainability of this unique area is dependent on all of us. Thanks to visitors who support the businesses and industries along the byways; you in turn help landowners achieve economic prosperity while at the same time collectively preserving the cultural and natural resources of the land. If you are a landowner, or interested in conservation efforts, below is a list of helpful agencies and resources eager to share information or guide you toward achieving your goals. If you have any questions, or would like to suggest a place or thing to do, please contact us:

(910) 695-4323

Sandhills Heritage Gateway
c/o Sandhills Area Land Trust
140-A S.W. Broad St
P.O. Box 1032
Southern Pines, NC 28388

Byway 73 Resources

Voluntary Agriculture District Program
Cooperative Extension Office
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379
Paige Burns, Horticulture Agent

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28380
Vilma Mendez, District Conservationist

Richmond Soil and Water Conservation District
123 Caroline St, Rockingham NC 28379
910-997-8244 x100
Jackey MacCauley,
Admin. Asst. to Richmond SWCD Board

Farm Service Agency (FSA)
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379
910-895-3950 x2
Amy Yaklin, County Director
Tami Thomas, Lead Program Technician

Richmond County Tax Office
114 E. Franklin St, Room G1A
Rockingham, NC 28379
Tammy Leviner, Cty. Sr. Real Estate Appraiser

Richmond County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 86 or 101 W. Broad Ave
Rockingham, NC 28380
Emily Tucker, President
Kristie Long, Membership/Exec. Assistant

NC Forestry Service
1163 N. US Hwy #1, Rockingham, NC 28379
Don Watson, District Forester
Brad Allen, Service Forester
Tim McFadden, Richmond County Ranger
Matt Gordon, Asst. County Ranger

Byway 705 & 24/27 Resources

NC Forestry Service
1358 Hwy 73, West End NC 27376
Billy E. Lewis, Moore County Ranger
Carla L. Hunt, Moore Asst. Cty.  Ranger

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
PO Box 908, Carthage NC 28327
Kevin Williams, NRCS District Conservationist
Emily Koone, NRCS Soil Conservationist

Cooperative Extension Office Moore County
PO Box 1149 or 707 Pinehurst Ave
Carthage, NC  28327
Taylor Williams

Voluntary Agriculture District Program VAD
PO Box 1463, Southern Pines, NC 28388
Glenn Bradley, Chairman VAD

Moore Soil and Water Conservation District
707 Pinehurst Ave or PO Box 908
Carthage, NC 28327
910-947-5183, ext. 3
Jonathan Russell, Director

Moore County Tax Office
Present Use Program
PO Box 428, Carthage, NC 28327
910-947-2255 or 910-947-4103
Barbara McCormick, Tax Division Leader

Sandhills Farm to Table Cooperative
PO Box 714, Southern Pines NC 28388
877-940-SF2T (7328)
Steve Peters

The Sandhills Heritage Gateway is a project of the Sandhills Area Land Trust (SALT), whose mission is to protect the rich natural resources and natural heritage landscape of the Sandhills Region of North Carolina. Our focus area includes Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Moore, Richmond and Scotland Counties.

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