Davidson K8 Nature Observatory Work Day: Bridges to Conservation

Davidson Lands Conservancy (DLC) and Catawba Lands Conservancy partnered  with Community School of Davidson sophomores and seniors for a morning of service on Friday, November 19, 2021. Over 20 students and staff gathered at the Nature Observatory behind Davidson K8 School to improve the nature area, known as the Nature Observatory, behind the school.  This

Collecting All Critters: Can Stream Restoration Bring Back The Bugs?

Davidson College student researches stream health in the DK8 Nature Preserve Davidson College Biology and Environmental Studies major Andrew Brantley ’21 is using the stream restoration project behind the Davidson K–8 School as a test site, assessing if efforts to reduce erosion caused by stormwater runoff may benefit the abundance and biodiversity of invertebrates. DLC

2021 Vision for DLC: A conversation with Executive Director Dave Cable

When did you first become aware of the importance of land conservation? It was during and following college and graduate school in New England. My first exposure was in the late 1970s, working for a program in Maine to identify geologically significant waterfalls. I experienced first-hand the powerful impact of land conservation on communities, people,

Land Conservation Report

The Conservancy’s Land Acquisition Committee recently held its monthly meeting to review several land conservation projects.  The Conservancy’s land project pipeline is active and we continue to make progress, albeit slow progress, moving forward with our strategic land and greenway priorities.  We have about 30 priority land projects involving land with high conservation values.  We


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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