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-Friendly Frogs and Terrific Toads

Posted on 02. Jul, 2015 by .

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Discover the world of frogs and toads – where they live, what they eat, and why we need to protect them and their habitat.

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WOW- Fourth of July Stars at the Farmers’ Market!

Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 by .

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Come by the WOW booth at the Market for some Fourth of July Fun.

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WOW-At the Farmers’ Market June 27.

Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 by .

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What Everyday Items make Animal Sounds?

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WOW-Environmental Art

Posted on 22. Jun, 2015 by .

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Environmental Art can mean being creative with mud and mulch among other things.

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Narrow Passage: A Test of the Rural Planning Ordinance

Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by .

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2015 is bringing changed to Davidson as well.  We conducted our first emergency Board of Directors’ meeting in response to the proposed Narrow Passage development.  If approved by the Town Commissioners, this development could significantly erode the current requirements for development in the rural area as stipulated in the Town’s ordinance and Comprehensive plan.  This […]

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The Other Pollinators

Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by .

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Pollination is a process that is of enormous importance to humanity.  Food crops, trees, and ornamental plants all ultimately depend, in order to reproduce, on the transfer of pollen grains from one plant to the next. In some cases, this pollen is carried by the wind, but the most successful groups of flowering plants rely […]

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Native Bees

Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by .

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Bees are probably the most important insects to the human experience. It goes without saying, then, that the epidemic of “colony collapse disorder” affecting honeybee populations around the world is making headlines and becoming the subject of TV documentaries. In 2013, the average beekeeper lost 45% of his or her colonies over the course of […]

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Gray’s Corner

Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by .

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Hello. My name is Gray Stanback, and I am a summer intern here at the Davidson Lands Conservancy. I have lived in Davidson most of my life, although I attend Guilford College in Greensboro. I have previously volunteered at the Davidson Public Library and the UNC-Charlotte Botanical Gardens. I have a marked interest in biology […]

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