OUR THIRD PILLAR OF CONSERVATION

EXPAND GREENWAYS AND TRAILS

Recreational trails enhance the livability of our region and the health of residents. They’re popular because they’re so versatile—a place to play, get a workout, or take a romantic stroll.

THE WHAT

We work with the Town of Davidson to expand the local trail system and link it with other regional trails. We also collaborate on effective wayfinding, educational, and interpretive signage to make trails more accessible and beneficial to the public. Ideally, trails and greenways are accompanied by a conservation easement to protect corridors so important to water quality, the trail experience, and wildlife habitats.

THE WHY

People consistently name greenways and trails as their favorite recreational amenities. Greenways improve our quality of life by promoting an active lifestyle, and they can attract commerce to a community while still preserving wildlife habitats. A core principle of conservation is connectivity, and by creating trail corridors, we can provide the most value to people, ecosystems, and wildlife.

DO YOU WANT MORE GREENWAYS AND TRAILS?

View our current greenways and trails here! Do you want to be involved in helping us expand these trails and their impacts? In order to make this happen, we need to conserve more land, mobilize our volunteer base, and increase our available funds. Help us make those things happen today!

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