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

Town of Davidson’s Sustainability and Natural Assets Plan Moves Forward

In August 2020, Sustainability and Natural Assets was added as a priority item to the Board of Commissioner’s Strategic Plan. The goal was set to, “implement and encourage innovative solutions to environmental, energy, and climate- based challenges.” To accomplish the goal, a new short-term Sustainability Committee comprised of members of the Livability Board and Planning

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