Archive for December, 2010

Benefits of a Conservation Easement

Posted on 30. Dec, 2010 by .

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In this video produced by The Nature Conservancy, a rancher discusses the benefits of protecting land through a conservation easement.

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Mott Easement

Posted on 28. Dec, 2010 by .

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DLC works with landowners who want to protect land that they love.  Our first conservation easement with private individuals was with Joe and Jan Mott, who in March, 2008, began to discuss an easement on a portion of their 19-acre property.  The parcel contains a residence, a horse barn, and several related structures that extends […]

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Volunteers Finish Canoe Trail

Posted on 27. Dec, 2010 by .

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Thanks to our volunteers and the generosity of REI, the canoe and kayak access to Lake Davidson was completed on November 13, 2010.  This access is the first publicly accessible canoe/kayak launch on Lake Davidson. REI, Inc., the outdoor provisions company, donated $14,000 to the Davidson Lands Conservancy for the construction of this access and […]

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Volunteers Work on Access Trail

Posted on 26. Dec, 2010 by .

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Volunteers and Cub Scouts helped make the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve and Canoe/Kayak access trail a reality. Scouts from Cub Pack 58 in Davidson built a bench that is located on the trail leading to the canoe/kayak launch at Lake Davidson.  This trail is part of a larger nature preserve that was funded with a […]

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Lake Davidson Work Day Set for Nov. 13

Posted on 26. Dec, 2010 by .

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We’re having a work day November 13 on the Lake Davidson Canoe/Kayak access trail.  Come join us.

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Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

Posted on 21. Dec, 2010 by .

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Davidson Lands Conservancy Executive Director Roy Alexander discusses the new Lake Davidson Nature Preserve and Canoe/Kayak access which was made possible through the efforts of the DLC and the support of REI, Inc.

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WOW Nature Hike

Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by .

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Dr. Grant shows some interested children an animal he found while leading a hike through the woods.

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WOW! Hike a Great Success

Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by .

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Hundreds of children followed Dr. Grant into the woods like the Pied Piper.

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REI Sponsors Lake Davidson Access Trail

Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by .

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REI, the outdoor provisions company, recently awarded the DLC a $14,000 grant for the construction of a canoe/kayak access trail to Lake Davidson.

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West Branch Wetland in Davidson

Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by .

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DavidsonNews.net produced this video of the West Branch Wetland for Earth Day 2009.  Davidson Lands Conservancy Executive Director Roy Alexander was instrumental in convincing Mecklenburg County to purchase this 90 acre ecosystem.

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