Park in the Dark – Moth Night!

Join the Cornelius PARC and Davidson Parks and Recreation Departments for Park in the Dark. Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will be on hand to teach us about the Robbins Park nightlife, focusing on the diverse moth population. Activities will include a short nature walk listening to the night sounds […]

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Communications

Communications Committee Help Davidson Lands Conservancy develop and implement a marketing plan that best articulates DLC’s mission and brings news to our current or potential supporters. This may include writing press releases, taking photographs, and providing content for social media.  To volunteer, please click here. […]

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Education and Outreach

Education Volunteer Join our World of Wonder, a family-focused environmental education program, to help us design hands-on activities at the Davidson Farmer’s Market booth and create nature-based outings for children and their families. Please click here to volunteer. Outreach Committee Volunteer Join us to work on environmental projects such as Bee City, milkweed pastures at […]

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Run for Green

Join us for Run for Green 2019!

Davidson Lands Conservancy is pleased to host its 14th annual Run for Green on Saturday, September 14, 2019. This is a morning of races for all ages and abilities that supports our efforts to protect natural areas, open spaces, greenways, and trails. […]

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Meet our intern: Welcome to Oğuzhan Çölkesen!

We are thrilled to have Oğuzhan join the DLC team this summer for the Roy Alexander Intership, as a part of Davidson College’s Center for Civic Engagement Summer Internships program. He hails from Istanbul, Turkey and is interested in physics as his major.  We anticipate a productive summer as he helps us with many digital […]

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Students protect monarch butterfly habitat!

Each year at Fisher Farm, 2nd graders from Woodlawn School, led by their enthusiastic science teacher, Kathy Denham, make flags to mark important monarch habitat.  Monarch butterflies must lay their eggs on milkweed plants.  The caterpillar larvae eat the leaves of the milkweed, which is toxic to most other animals, and develop their own toxicity […]

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Davidson Lands Conservancy Earns National Recognition

Davidson, NC (Feb. 27, 2019) – Today, Davidson Lands Conservancy announced it has achieved national recognition in joining a network of over 400 accredited land trusts across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to professional excellence and to maintaining the public’s trust in their work. “Accreditation demonstrates Davidson Lands Conservancy’s commitment to permanently protecting […]

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Run for Green – THANK YOU to Our Sponsors!

The Davidson Lands Conservancy wishes to extend our heartfelt “THANK YOU” to all of the sponsors of this year’s 13th annual Run for Green.  Without your support, our race would not be possible.  Thank you from the bottom of our heart!   PRESENTING SPONSOR Thank you so much to MSC Industrial Supply, co-headquartered in Davidson.  […]

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Trees Planted – March 2018

With special thanks to our iQmetrix volunteers, TreesDavidson planted five “Cherokee Brave” dogwoods along the west side of the greenway just north of Robert Walker Drive in late March 2018. Watch them grow – and sign up to join us for future tree-planting volunteer opportunities!       […]

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DLC Annual Meeting 2017

Thanks so much to all who attended our DLC Annual Meeting on Sunday at the Pines! In addition to our annual business meeting, we welcomed new Board members, Cambria Nielsen and Tom Watson, and said goodbye to outgoing Board members Lyn Batty and June Kimmel. We also auctioned off several bird houses, including one built […]

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