Davidson Lands Conservancy

Davidson Lands Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust that works with willing landowners to save land in the Davidson, North Carolina area in order to preserve a healthy, natural environment for future generations.

The Davidson Lands Conservancy works to PROTECT valuable land, EDUCATE the public about the benefits of conservation, and ADVOCATE on behalf of our ecosystems. Welcome to our site, and we hope you will join us in our mission.

What's New at Your Land Trust?

WOW-Solar Eclipse!

Posted on 23. Jul, 2017 by .

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A solar eclipse will be visible in our area on August 21, 2017.

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Ants Ants Revolution

Posted on 13. Jul, 2017 by .

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Ants Ants Revolution Gray Stanback               Ants are everywhere. In fact, if you took the total mass of all the ants on Earth, it would far exceed the total mass of all the people. But not all ants are created equal. While black ants and carpenter ants are common anywhere and normally inoffensive, there […]

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WOW-Bluebirds!

Posted on 09. Jul, 2017 by .

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A group of WOW families learned about the nesting habits of Bluebirds and other birds on an outing sponsored by WOW

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Fire and Lightning

Posted on 06. Jul, 2017 by .

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Fire and Lightning Gray Stanback Firefly, lightning bug, call them whatever name you want, these insects (actually a type of beetle, but then again, who’s counting?) are an indispensable part of summer across the United States. Children make games out of catching them, and for adults nothing sets the mood for a romantic outdoor dinner […]

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WOW-Field guide to the Southern Piedmont

Posted on 02. Jul, 2017 by .

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A link to a field guide to the Southern Piedmont.

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I’m Just Fine with Dandelions

Posted on 26. Jun, 2017 by .

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I’m Just Fine with Dandelions Gray Stanback Take a walk, and look at the lawns of the houses you pass. I bet that most of them will be neatly trimmed, manicured, and made out of grass. And why not? After all, a beautiful green lawn is a status symbol in suburbs around the world. However, […]

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Weather or Not

Posted on 15. Jun, 2017 by .

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Weather or Not Gray Stanback Not too long ago, seasons were clearly defined things. Winter was cold, spring was warm, summer was hot, and autumn was cool. Nowadays, however, man-made climate change has made telling the seasons apart and predicting what the weather will be a real headache—especially for farmers. In the space of one […]

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Going Batty

Posted on 15. Jun, 2017 by .

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Going Batty Gray Stanback What mammals do you see most often in your neighborhood? Probably squirrels, maybe deer if you’re lucky. But the diversity of mammals in this town is much greater than that—in fact some of the most abundant of all remain hidden from view simply because they come out at night. I am […]

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