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Thursday, 26 January 2012 03:35

Land surrounding Judaculla Rock now protected

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Jackson County resident Jerry Parker has entered a conservation agreement on 107 acres to help protect the ancient petroglyph Judaculla Rock in the Caney Fork valley in Jackson County.

The large, soapstone boulder is carved with hundreds of symbols carved in pre-historic times. Parker’s property surrounds the rock.

The land conservation is part of The Judaculla Rock Preservation Project, which is devoted to preventing further environmental damage to the rock, protection of the environment around the rock and helping people enjoy their visits to the site.

The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee completed the conservation easement in late December.

The conservation agreement ensures the surrounding property won’t be developed, and includes a corridor for Jackson County’s planned greenway.

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