Davidson Lands Conservancy

Davidson Lands Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust that works with willing landowners to save land in the Davidson, North Carolina area in order to preserve a healthy, natural environment for future generations.

The Davidson Lands Conservancy works to PROTECT valuable land, EDUCATE the public about the benefits of conservation, and ADVOCATE on behalf of our ecosystems. Welcome to our site, and we hope you will join us in our mission.

What's New at Your Land Trust?

WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by .

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Feb. 17 – 20 The Great Backyard Bird Count

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WOW-Look at the sky Friday night!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2017 by .

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Friday Night, Feb. 10.

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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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WOW-Take the 50 Species Challenge!

Posted on 16. Jan, 2017 by .

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Here’s a link to a great article from the Urban Institute at UNCC from a while back. https://ui.uncc.edu/story/fifty-species-challenge The idea is to challenge yourself, your family or a friend, to be able to recognize fifty native species, plants and/or animals.  You can start with birds since this is a great time of year to do Project […]

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Don’t forget #GivingTuesday!

Posted on 29. Nov, 2016 by .

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#GivingTuesday is here! Help support the conservation of land in Davidson, as well as our many environmental education programs. Click on the DonateNOW button at our website link at http://www.davidsonlands.org

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Perfect day for our Annual Meeting

Posted on 15. Nov, 2016 by .

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Last Sunday, November 6th, we hosted our 16th Annual Meeting for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. About 40 folks gathered at Erwin Lodge on the edge of Davidson College’s campus to celebrate DLC’s past year. The meeting was led by incoming Board President, John Burke, and we heard reports from various Board committees who shared what they […]

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WOW-Nature art!

Posted on 13. Nov, 2016 by .

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Nature and art came together on a beautiful day at the South Prong Rocky River Greenway in Davidson. Carolyn Walker, of WOW and Woodland Discovery, and Betsy Flagler, artist, teacher and writer, had a variety of art activities based in nature and using natural materials. What a great way to end a year of WOW […]

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WOW- Supermoon!

Posted on 12. Nov, 2016 by .

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The full moon this Sunday night and Monday morning will be a Supermoon.

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Please Join Us for our 2016 Annual Meeting!

Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 by .

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Please join us on Sunday, November 6th at 2pm at Erwin Lodge for our DLC Annual Meeting! Erwin Lodge is on the northern side of Davidson College’s campus at 1345 Grey Road, Davidson, NC 28036. Dr. Pam Hay, retired Professor of Biology at Davidson College, will lead a discussion on invasive plants, as well as […]

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WOW-Stargazing at Fisher Farm!

Posted on 25. Oct, 2016 by .

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October 22 was a great night for Stargazing at Fisher Farm

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