The Alcoa Badin Works has been shuttered for a decade, but Alcoa remains a major presence in the valley, where it owns more than 9,000 acres of undeveloped land. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the LandTrust for Central North Carolina hope to raise between $10 million and $12 million to buy 4,700 acres from Alcoa.
The Alcoa Badin Works has been shuttered for a decade, but Alcoa remains a major presence in the valley, where it owns more than 9,000 acres of undeveloped land. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the LandTrust for Central North Carolina hope to raise between $10 million and $12 million to buy 4,700 acres from Alcoa. Davie Hinshaw Charlotte Observer file photo
The Alcoa Badin Works has been shuttered for a decade, but Alcoa remains a major presence in the valley, where it owns more than 9,000 acres of undeveloped land. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the LandTrust for Central North Carolina hope to raise between $10 million and $12 million to buy 4,700 acres from Alcoa. Davie Hinshaw Charlotte Observer file photo

NC conservationists get first dibs on Alcoa land

June 05, 2017 01:24 PM

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