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-Hummingbirds!

Posted on 22. Mar, 2019 by .

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If you enjoy watching hummingbirds at your feeder in the summer it’s not too soon to put the feeders out.  There have been some reported sightings of Ruby Throated Hummingbirds in North Carolina already. It’s best to use nectar you prepare rather than using the kind with red dye.  To prepare your own Hummingbird Nectar […]

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WOW-Eastern Cottontails!

Posted on 16. Mar, 2019 by .

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The eastern cottontail rabbit is a very common mammal in North Carolina and in most of the Eastern U.S. You probably have seen them dashing off into a thicket.  They have brown upper parts, large ears,  and a fuzzy white cotton-ball-like tail. They like to live in grassy fields with shrubs or thickets nearby for […]

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy Earns National Recognition!

Posted on 03. Mar, 2019 by .

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MEDIA RELEASE:  February 27, 2019 FROM:             Davidson Lands Conservancy CONTACT:       Autumn Michael, Executive Director, Davidson Lands Conservancy                         704/892-1910  [email protected]                         Davidson Lands Conservancy Earns National Recognition            Davidson, NC (Feb. 27, 2019) – One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 2000, the […]

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WOW-Spotted Salamanders and More!

Posted on 26. Feb, 2019 by .

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WOW Thanks: Allen Lloyd For “In Search of the Spotted Salamander”  Spotted and dusky salamanders were found and admired last Sunday, February 24. Other animals made our acquaintance, including a number of frogs and a very friendly box turtle. Inspections were made of the local beaver’s handiwork: a very busy one, we all agreed! Thank […]

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Davidson Lands Conservancy Is Seeking a Part Time Membership and Office Manager

Posted on 09. Feb, 2019 by .

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Position Description   Position Title: Membership and Office Manager Reports to: Executive Director Salary and Benefits: DOE Status: .25 PTE (10 hours/week)   Davidson Lands Conservancy (“DLC”) seeks a highly motivated and qualified individual to serve as its part-time Membership and Office Manager. He or she will assist staff in membership, special event management, and […]

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WOW: Brown-headed Nuthatch!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2019 by .

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One of our tiniest birds, the Brown-headed Nuthatch, begins building its nest early in February.  If you have never seen one you may have heard the “squeaky toy” sound that they make.  This  video shows good images of the bird and the cute sound it makes.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmfmfSlxqMQ These birds have been on the decline because […]

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WOW-Lunar Eclipse of January 2019!

Posted on 03. Jan, 2019 by .

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A Lunar Eclipse occurs when the earth is between the sun and the moon and the earth’s shadow totally blocks the sun’s light from the moon. Sometimes we see a partial eclipse of the moon if the shadow doesn’t perfectly line up with the moon, but a total Lunar Eclipse will be visible on January […]

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Davidson Lands Conservancy Announces New Conservation Easement!

Posted on 19. Dec, 2018 by .

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MEDIA RELEASE:  December 17, 2018 FROM: Davidson Lands Conservancy CONTACT: Autumn Michael, Executive Director, Davidson Lands Conservancy                  Dave Cable, Director of Land Conservation Davidson Lands Conservancy Protects Important Land             In a season characterized by goodwill, the Davidson Lands Conservancy (DLC) announces a generous gift of conserved land in Davidson, N.C., located near the Pines at Davidson, […]

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