Archive for January, 2011

Green Ball at Davidson College Feb. 18

Posted on 28. Jan, 2011 by .

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Davidson College’s Environmental Action Coalition hosts its 7th annual Green Ball on Friday, Feb. 18, in a night of fun and fund-raising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The dance runs from 7:30 to 11 p.m. in the Lilly Family Gallery of Chambers Hall, on the college campus. The ball features contra dancing and silent and […]

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WOW! Herpetology Event

Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 by .

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“Scaly, Slimy, but Never Scary – Come Pet Something That’s Not Hairy!” A lucky group of children and parents recently attended a brief introduction to the world of herpetology led by the Davidson College Herpetology Lab.  They learned about reptiles and amphibians and met some species that are native to North Carolina.  Most interesting fact:  North […]

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DLC Board Holds Annual Retreat

Posted on 15. Jan, 2011 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy’s Board of Directors met at The Pines of Davidson on January 8, 2011.  Together with Executive Director Roy Alexander the BOD mapped out strategies to increase the PROTECTION of open space, EDUCATE the public about the benefits of lands conservation, and ADVOCATE for our natural places.

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West Branch Wetland

Posted on 03. Jan, 2011 by .

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DLC began advocating for the preservation of the 23-acre wetland on the West Branch of the Rocky River more than five years ago. And we never quit. While the actual, defined wetland was precluded from development by law, the message of DLC was that the surrounding area must be preserved if the ecosystem of the wetland […]

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