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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

Board Members Elected at DLC’s Annual Meeting and New Officers Announced

At DLC’s annual meeting on December 5th, held at the Runneymede Conservation Area, members unanimously endorsed the slate of Board Officers for 2022: President, Paul Freestone; Vice-President, Ed Harris; Secretary, Janet Anderson; and Treasurer, Tom Watson. Former DLC President, Gordon Clark remains on the Board and will serve on both the Urban Forestry and Community

#008 Live Oak

DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES #008 Live Oak (Quercus virginia) This Live Oak was transplanted by the original homeowner in the early 1960s. The seedling was brought from Figure Eight Island, just north of Wrightsville Beach. Live Oaks are rare in Davidson as they

#009 White Oak

DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES #009 White Oak (Quercus alba) This White Oak sits on Davidson's campus and is the largest tree by total points in our program. There is no information on the origins of this tree. Although white oaks are very

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