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Conservation Planning Tool Resources

Overview of Available Assessments

The CPT assessments promote a greater understanding of the importance and location of the state's natural resources, and help with the development of strategies to manage and protect these important resources at the local, regional, and state levels. Learn about the available assessments here.

Conservation Planning Tool Report

Download individual report chapters here.

How is the Conservation Planning Tool being used?

The CPT assessments are used to promote a greater understanding of the importance and location of the state's natural resources, and inform strategies to manage and protect these important resources at the local, regional, and state levels. Learn more here.

Other Conservation Planning Efforts

North Carolina is fortunate to have many successful partnerships that are engaged in conservation planning. Learn about the statewide, regional, and local planning efforts that contribute greatly to maintaining the state's network of open space here.

Value of Conservation Planning

Strategic conservation planning enables us to identify our most important natural resources and preserve an interconnected network of healthy ecosystems, and to work with communities in support of those resources and ecosystems. Learn more here.