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Tree Planting at Rocky River Nature Bluff

Posted on 16. Nov, 2014 by .

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Saturday over 50 volunteers braved the colder temperatures and gathered at the Rocky River Nature Preserve off of Shearer Road to plant 250 trees. The planting was part of a collaborative effort between the Creek ReLeaf program of the Charlotte Public Tree Fund and Davidson Lands Conservancy. After a short introduction from Rick Roti, President […]

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DLC Announces Hike to Newly Preserved Runneymede Woods!

Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy is pleased to announce a hike to our most recently conserved property, the Runneymede Woods.  Located on the east side of Davidson, the Runneymede Woods features magnificent rock outcroppings, including Whale Rock, the Rocky River, large hardwoods and a bit of local history. The hike is scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd […]

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DLC Signs Conservation Easement on Runneymede Woods

Posted on 28. Jun, 2013 by .

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Residents of the Runneymede neighborhood have unanimously voted to permanently protect 50 acres of pristine woodlands by donating a conservation easement on their common area to the Davidson Lands Conservancy.  The easement allows them to continue to own and use the land which extends for one-half-mile along both the Mecklenburg and the Cabarrus sides of […]

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A Natural: Russ Gavitt’s Eye for Great Photography

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by .

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Davidson’s own Russ Gavitt has taken some of the best photographs of the beautiful natural areas in and around Davidson, and this past Sunday was no different.  Russ led a nature photography hike at our Annual Meeting and Nature Festival at Abersham Park, and while the mid day light doesn’t provide the best conditions, Russ […]

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We Had a Whale of a Hike!

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by .

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The Runneymede Homeowners Association recently hosted a hike of their common area for members of Davidson Lands Conservancy and Davidson Historical Society.  The fifty-acre property has been enjoyed and studied by Davidson College students and others for most of the last century and includes rich, mature woods, both banks of the Rocky River, and massive […]

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