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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Annual Meeting 2017

Davidson Land Conservancy’s annual meeting will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, November 12th at The Pines at Davidson. There will be people in the lobby directing attendees to the correct location. Our meeting is open to the public, so all are welcome!  Dr. Mark Stanback, a professor of Biology at Davidson College, will be […]

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Run for Green 2017 – A Huge Success!

[ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”71″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_imagebrowser” ajax_pagination=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Thank you to both our runners and our many sponsors for making this year’s Run for Green a fantastic event! Run for Green 2017 included nearly 850 runners and raised over $30,000 for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. We are so appreciative to our many volunteers who […]

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Go Fish

Go Fish Gray Stanback Lake Norman—the huge artificial lake that Davidson borders—is renowned for its fishing. Every day, people rent boats to venture out onto the lake in pursuit of the lake’s plentiful population of freshwater fish, most of which are native to the surrounding area. And despite its name, the Davidson Lands Conservancy is […]

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Dropping Like Stones

Dropping Like Stones Gray Stanback   If you’ve ever driven around suburban North Carolina, you’ve probably noticed the occasional large, smooth boulder resting in the middle of a field or a forest clearing. These rocks didn’t get where they are now with the help of humans. Instead, they’re the result of a process known as […]

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