Tag Archives: Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

WOW-Scavenger Hunt

Posted on 20. Mar, 2016 by .

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An end of winter scavenger hunt at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve.

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Meet Our Executive Director Roy Alexander

Posted on 28. Jul, 2014 by .

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The Mecklenburg Times of Charlotte recently profiled Roy Alexander, the Davidson Land Conservancy’s first and only Executive Director.  Thanks to Tony Brown for the excellent article, as well as the photograph that accompanies this post. Click here to download a pdf file of the article.  Even if you’ve known Roy for years, you’ll learn something […]

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Paddle Fest Returns to Lake Davidson on April 13th!

Posted on 23. Mar, 2013 by .

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On Saturday, April 13th , from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, the Davidson Land Conservancy and My Aloha Paddle Sports & Fitness will be jointly hosting this year’s PaddleFest at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve, located behind Davidson Day School, 750 Jetton Street, Davidson, NC.  The Lake Davidson Nature Preserve offers the only legal, public […]

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WOW! Nature Scavenger Hunt!

Posted on 16. Mar, 2013 by .

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Several families with children had fun today at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve with a late winter nature scavenger hunt.  This event was friendly to all ages as children could find “something green” or “something round like a ball” while their parents or older siblings could identify Red Oak trees or Raccoon tracks.  And the weather […]

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WOW-Tree Signs Project!

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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Since the beginning of the group known as WOW there has been talk of finding a way to identify trees in some of our local natural areas so that residents and visitors could learn more about our native trees. With the help of many in our community we have now purchased a number of tree […]

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A Great Day To Honor Sterling Martin!

Posted on 18. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Town of Davidson dedicated the nature trail at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve in honor of Sterling Martin on August 18, 2012.  Following a WOW! outing where tree tags were installed on the nature trail, Town of Davidson Parks & Recreation Manager Kathryn Spatz addressed the crowd, followed by Davidson Mayor John Woods and […]

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Join Us For The Sterling Martin Trail Dedication August 18

Posted on 12. Aug, 2012 by .

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Davidson citizens are invited to the Sterling Martin Trail Dedication on Saturday, August 18 at 10:30 a.m.  The ceremony will take place at the beginning of the trail, located at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve behind Davidson Day School at 750 Jetton St. The Davidson Lands Conservancy’s World of Wonder (WOW) families will gather at 9:30 […]

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Order Your Tree ID Tag Today!

Posted on 23. May, 2012 by .

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The WOW! (World of Wonder) program, a collaboration between the Davidson Lands Conservancy and Woodlands Discovery, is taking orders for tree identification tags to be placed on trees at Fisher Farm Park, the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve, and on trees throughout Davidson and surrounding areas. There are two easy ways for you to purchase a […]

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Eagle Scout Project to Install Kayak Racks at Lake Davidson

Posted on 18. Apr, 2012 by .

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Local Davidson Scout, Andrew Nielsen, is working on an Eagle Scout Project to help our community by making it easier to enjoy kayaking and canoeing on beautiful Lake Davidson.

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WOW Winter Beauty at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by .

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At our lovely Lake Davidson Nature Preserve there is a stand of American Beech trees(Fagus Grandifolia). This tree is native to the east in the United States and southern Canada. It grows to 60 to 80 feet and has a rounded crown. The leaves are oval with a tip and saw-toothed edges. Beech trees produce […]

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