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Feeling A Warm Spell

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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Feeling a Warm Spell Gray Stanback   Right now, it’s February, and the temperature is expected to reach a high of 70 by the end of the day. In other words, lovely weather for a walk in town or a picnic. For many people, this is a welcome change from the cold weather that traditionally […]

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Gaining a Yard

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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    Gaining a Yard Gray Stanback               Your first experience with the natural world probably depends on where you lived. If you grew up in the middle of a large city, it’s likely that you had little experience with true wilderness unless you were able to travel to a nature preserve or park. If […]

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Invasion of the Aliens

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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Invasion of the Aliens Gray Stanback               An alien invasion is afoot in Davidson and other rural towns across the United States. However, the aliens in this case are not laser-blasting green men in flying saucers, but something much easier to overlook. They are plants—namely invasive plants brought here either deliberately or accidentally and […]

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Registration is Now Open for Run for Green 2017!

Posted on 02. Mar, 2017 by .

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Lake Norman’s most popular road race returns on September 16th, 2017.  Register today, and plan to join us in Davidson for the Run for Green half-marathon, 10K and 5K.    See below for detailed information on the course. Sign up now online by clicking here.  In addition to registering for the race, you can also sign […]

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The 13th Annual Green Ball is March 18th!

Posted on 02. Mar, 2017 by .

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Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Green Ball on March 18th at Davidson College!  Hosted by Davidson College Environmental Action Coalition, the 13th annual Green Ball is a night of dancing, fun and fundraising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy—a local non-profit land trust that works to protect natural open space in the Town of Davidson—and […]

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Run for Green 2017 – Save the Date!

Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy is pleased to announce the running of the 12th annual ‘Run for Green’ on September 16th, 2017.  This popular race features a 5K and 10k, and of course our signature event, the half marathon. The last 2 years over 900 runners have come to Davidson to run our event on the […]

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12th Annual Green Ball is March 12th!

Posted on 13. Feb, 2016 by .

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Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual Green Ball on March 12th at Davidson College!  Hosted by Davidson College’s Environmental Action Coalition, the Green Ball is a night of dancing, fun and fund-raising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The dance runs from 7:30-10:30 in the Lilly Family Gallery of Chambers Hall on the Davidson Campus.  The […]

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2015: The Year in Review

Posted on 18. Dec, 2015 by .

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Support the Davidson Lands Conservancy with a year-end gift! Year-in-Review for the DLC It has been quite a year for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. We began the year with the devastating loss of our long-time Executive Director, Roy Alexander in January.  We brought Autumn Rierson Michael on board in April of this year as our […]

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Run for Green 2015 Results!

Posted on 19. Sep, 2015 by .

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Thank you to all who participated in Run for Green 2015!  We had a beautiful day and nearly 750 runners participated in one of our three events, with the 5K having a record number of participant. We apologize that there was an issue with the timing company’s software that precluded us from getting the 5K […]

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Davidson Comes Out Of Its Shell

Posted on 05. Aug, 2015 by .

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Eastern box turtles like this one have experienced dramatic population declines in recent years, and researchers at Davidson College are in the process in learning why and what can be done about it.

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