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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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Davidson Lands Conservancy Adds More Canoe Racks

Posted on 02. Dec, 2012 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy, led by volunteer Sterling Martin, has added 4 canoe/kayak racks to Parham Park in Davidson.  Each rack will hold four canoes or kayaks, and thus helps to alleviate the shortage of racks on Lake Davidson and Lake Cornelius. Altogether now the Davidson Lands Conservancy has added space for nearly 30 canoes […]

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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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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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John Marshall Custom Homes Offering Free Tickets to Spread the Love Event in Davidson

Posted on 03. Feb, 2012 by .

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John Marshall Custom Homes of Davidson is offering 10 free tickets to “Spread the Love,” a jazz, art, food and wine event being held February 24 at the Homewood Suites Davidson. Proceeds benefit the Davidson Lands Conservancy, Ada Jenkins, and the Community School of Davidson.

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Plan a Visit to Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

Posted on 02. Feb, 2012 by .

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Looking for a place to enjoy this glorious weather? Plan a visit to the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve behind Davidson Day School. Walking trails, picnic tables, benches and a gazebo with a view of the lake have been added to the preserve, thanks to grants from REI and the hard work of a several groups of DLC volunteers.

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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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