Archive for November, 2011

Deer in Davidson

Posted on 25. Nov, 2011 by .

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These particular deer were spotted in the Hobbs Hill neighborhood and likely live on the 18 acres of town-owned property on Beaty St. that includes a pond and a wooded area that provides a home for a variety of wildlife. A recent article in DavidsonNew.net describes the very common occurrence of vehicle vs. deer accidents which […]

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Big Gains in Voluntary Land Conservation Despite Recession

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by .

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Land Trusts Conserve 10 Million U.S. Acres, Outpace Major Government Land Acquisition Program Land Trusts See Increased Budgets and Endowments, Add Staff and Volunteers in Down Economy   Davidson, NC – The first census of land trusts in five years found 10 million new acres conserved nationwide since 2005, including 339,669 acres—this represents a 64% […]

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Is This Davidson’s Biggest Tree?

Posted on 11. Nov, 2011 by .

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Can you help the Davidson Lands Conservancy locate Davidson’s biggest tree? Vice-president Rodney Graham’s two children went looking for big trees with their grandmother Betty Leavengood on Friday and Saturday, and came back with what well may be the biggest tree in Davidson. Measurements were taken of the circumference of trees at a height 4 […]

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Hundreds Turn Out for Annual Meeting!

Posted on 06. Nov, 2011 by .

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Hundreds of attendees enjoyed the Davidson Lands Conservancy’s annual meeting under a crisp autumn sky today at the new Mecklenburg County Park in Davidson.  Our meeting celebrated not only the past year’s accomplishments, but also served to offer a sneak peak of this beautiful 243 acre park. Attendees enjoyed photography by Russ Gavitt, pine cone […]

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