Southern Environmental Law Center

Leading the Way

The mission of the Southern Environmental Law Center is to protect the basic right to clean air, clean water, and a livable climate; to preserve our region’s natural treasures and rich biodiversity; and to provide a healthy environment for all.

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Great hikes in the Southern Appalachians

Knowing the places we protect is one of the Southern Environmental Law Center's greatest strengths. Here we're sharing a few of our favorite Southern Appalachian hikes to consider this spring. Learn More »

Broken Ground

SELC's podcast digging up environmental stories in the south that don't often get the attention they deserve.
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