Land Donated For Future Conservation
By Lenora Moody
Kells Hogan, the owner of Deep Woods, a camp for boys since 1970, said his land is an "island in a sea of development."
Hogan recently donated 325 acres of land to the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) in a conservation easement. The easement protects the land from development and preserves its natural state.
"The more islands we can preserve the better," he said.
Hogan said the easement would allow Deep Woods Camp to continue for future generations.
"The camp can continue through the land easement if anyone ever wants to take it over after I'm ashes to...