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?

Run For Green Postponed Until September 29th!

Posted on 11. Sep, 2018 by .

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After careful consideration, the Davidson Lands Conservancy has decided to postpone the 13th annual Run for Green until September 29th.   Hurricane Florence has the potential to create unsafe conditions on the race course, both before and during the run that was originally planned for this Saturday morning.  Safety must be our top priority.  Furthermore, […]

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WOW-Eastern Gray Squirrel!

Posted on 11. Sep, 2018 by .

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When you think of a common mammal that you might see in your yard or your neighborhood what’s the first thing that comes to mind?  For me that would be the Squirrel or more precisely the Eastern Gray Squirrel. This creature is the North Carolina State Mammal. It’s hard to imagine a day going by […]

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WOW Thanks Rob Van Epps!

Posted on 20. Aug, 2018 by .

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For the WOW Outing “Butterflies, Bees, Bugs and Dragonflies”   Butterflies, bees, bugs and dragonflies—we saw them all, plus various birds and more (even an errant tree frog who came to our walk in one participants’ car!). Butterflies were out in force, enjoying the plant life at Abersham Park, even landing on us and joining […]

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WOW-Carolina Thread Trail

Posted on 31. Jul, 2018 by .

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On Sunday afternoon, 7/29, Emma Rose Parker, Program Coordinator for Catawba Lands Conservancy, led an enthusiastic group of hikers on a shady hike to the wetlands of the Western Branch of the Rocky River.  We followed the Carolina Thread Trail from the end of the Greenway that runs through River Run Subdivision, to the dock […]

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WOW-New web links for children and their parents.

Posted on 11. Jul, 2018 by .

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WOW received a nice email from someone who visited our website while searching for information with a group of children. The particular blog post was several years old and some of the links no longer work, so, I thought it might be good to have a new post about links I want to share. The […]

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WOW-Coyotes!

Posted on 08. Jul, 2018 by .

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Coyotes are members of the canine or dog family.  They are related to wolves, foxes and domestic dogs but they are distinct. Coyotes are primarily carnivores but will eat fruit, vegetables and just about anything they can find when they are hungry.  They are smaller than gray wolves and red wolves but larger than foxes.  […]

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WOW-Beavers!

Posted on 19. Jun, 2018 by .

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Beavers are considered a Keystone Species and they are living in the West Branch Nature Preserve.

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