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Davidson Lands Conservancy Celebrates GivingTuesday with its Four Pillars of Conservation

Davidson Lands Conservancy is committed to preserving our open lands, tree canopy, wildlife habitat, and expanding our greenways. We are a small organization focused every day on our local natural lands and creative ways to conserve them. This GivingTuesday, DLC will inspire generosity by focusing public awareness of its Four Pillars of Conservation. Conserve and

Davidson conservationists helped spare trees, natural areas in path of stream project – and save Mecklenburg County $1 million

When Mecklenburg County scheduled the $5 million “restoration” of the West Branch of the RockyRiver, east of Davidson, some local people recoiled in horror. The West Branch, county stormwater experts say, is in dire need of help. The stream flows half-hidden under steep, eroding banks that the county says wash sediment into the water, and

Davidson’s Treasure Trees

You may have noticed small, diamond-shaped signs appearing on trees around town. Those tags distinguish our oldest and grandest arbor friends, known as Treasure Trees (treasuretreesdavidson.com), under a program recently launched by Davidson Lands Conservancy (DLC) and underwritten by Trane Technologies. ​The Treasure Trees initiative engages the community to heighten awareness and knowledge of our

Davidson College Recognizes Conservancy as Key Partner

Davidson Lands Conservancy was recognized as the “Outstanding Community Partner” at the 22nd annual Celebration of Service at Davidson College. The event was held on April 19 and hosted by the college’s Center for Civic Engagement, which recognized students, faculty, staff, alumni, student groups, and community members for “exemplary service and civic contributions to our

How Does Your Native Garden Grow?

The Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center recently completed a makeover of its centerpiece playground, creating functional play spaces.  But, cost overruns left the Center short on capital for landscaping.  Fortunately, Davidson Lands Conservancy (DLC), through its TreesDavidson program, was able to help fulfill the landscaping vision through a partnership with the Davidson Rotary Club. Last

Teamwork Powers Stewardship

Dozens of packed trash bags, hundreds of pounds of wood debris, a truck load of plastic, and a dozen old tires. This haul was the result of some impressive team work, lots of girl-power, and many enthusiastic Davidson residents and volunteers. Saturday morning brought 50 smiling volunteers to Roosevelt Park for the Big Spring Clean

NC CTAN Urges Davidson Communities to Preserve and Plant Urban Trees

NC CTAN Urges Davidson Communities to Preserve and Plant Urban Trees for Economic, Environmental, and Health Benefits. NC Arbor Day is a great time to act and benefit more from trees. DAVIDSON, N.C. – The North Carolina Community Tree Advocacy Network (NC CTAN) urges North Carolina homeowners, municipalities, businesses, and developers to honor Arbor Day

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