Archive for October, 2011

Rotary Club Making Wreaths for Charity

Posted on 30. Oct, 2011 by .

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The Davidson Rotary Club is selling Christmas wreaths to benefit local charities such as the Ada Jenkins Center and the Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center.  The wreaths are handcrafted in Ashe County North Carolina, and may be picked up at Christmas in Davidson from December 1-3, or for an additional $10 you may have them […]

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Fall Newsletter Now Online!

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by .

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The fall 2011 edition of the Davidson Lands Conservancy newsletter is now online.  Please go to the ‘newsletters’ link at the top of our website and select the link for Fall 2011.  Or, just click here. This newsletter features articles about the new 243 county park at the site of the former Abersham development, Run […]

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WOW American Sycamore

Posted on 23. Oct, 2011 by .

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The American Sycamore is one of the largest hardwood trees of the Eastern forests in the United States. It is related to the Plane Trees that are familiar street trees in many European cities. The North American tree, Platanus Occidentalis, is recognized by its leaves which are 4 to 8 inches long and wide. The […]

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Nature Festival and Annual Meeting November 6

Posted on 11. Oct, 2011 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy (DLC) will sponsor a Nature Festival in conjunction with their Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 6, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at the former Abersham property, recently acquired by Mecklenburg County, which will become a 243-acre Davidson park. The general public is invited a “sneak peek” of the new property and to join […]

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Lake Davidson Work Days Announced!

Posted on 10. Oct, 2011 by .

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REI recently gave the Davidson Lands Conservancy a grant to help expand the trail and add more amenities to the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve.  Now, it’s time to get to work! Join us at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve on November 5th for what promises to be a rewarding day in beautiful Davidson.  We’re likely […]

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Fall Wildflowers- WOW!

Posted on 06. Oct, 2011 by .

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The weather this week has been so lovely.  I couldn’t resist walking over to Beaty St. to see up close a patch of yellow flowers.  While I can’t begin to identify them all the picture above is Goldenrod.  And look at the grasshoppers enjoying a golden feast!  Besides an abundance of Goldenrod I also saw […]

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Name the New County Park in Davidson!

Posted on 03. Oct, 2011 by .

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What would you like to call the recently acquired 243-acre park property that was formerly the Abersham luxury home project? Mecklenburg County, with assistance from the NC Office of the Trust for Public Land, has purchased this tract of open fields and mixed woodlands adjacent to Fisher Farm Park on Shearer Road east of Davidson. […]

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