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September 11, 2013

TreesCharlotte/NeighborWoods: Volunteers needed for upcoming tree plantings

Catawba Lands Conservancy is looking for volunteers for three upcoming tree planting events that are part of TreesCharlotte/ NeighborWoods. Please sign up today via email at […]
August 29, 2013

Thank You, Mecklenburg County, for Supporting Water Quality Improvements

Catawba Lands Conservancy recently received two grants from programs that are a part of Mecklenburg County’s Soil and Water Conservation District. A $7,500 grant from the […]
August 29, 2013

How Piedmont Natural Gas Helped Protect a Local Treasure

When big companies work closely with residents to do good in the community, they usually use every available resource to let the public know about it. […]
August 16, 2013

Volunteers Needed for Suspension Bridge Build

Help the Carolina Thread Trail Complete the Trail at the Buffalo Creek Preserve! In June, The Carolina Thread Trail (The Thread) opened a 2-mile trail at […]
August 15, 2013

Temporary Take-Out Established for South Fork River Paddlers

ATTENTION South Fork Catawba River (South Fork River Trail) Users: The recent high water on the South Fork Catawba River unfortunately damaged the dock at the […]
August 14, 2013

Public Comment Period Underway for CLC’s Reaccreditation

CLC is Applying for its Reaccreditation through the Land Trust Alliance A public comment period is now open through early next year. The Land Trust Alliance’s […]
July 24, 2013

Now is the Time to Conserve Your Land: Tax Incentives Expire December 31

  Attention landowners: now is the time to conserve your property before conservation tax incentives expire on December 31. These incentives help you maximize your land donation […]
July 19, 2013

Ann Hayes Browning Steps Down as The Thread’s Project Director

“One of the greatest things about my experience with the Carolina Thread Trail has been meeting inspirational team members, partners and community leaders who share a […]
July 10, 2013

The Thread Seeks Applicants For 2013 Trail Masters Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Carolina Thread Trail’s 2013 Trail Masters Program. The application deadline is August 7, 2013. Sixteen volunteers will be selected […]
June 27, 2013

Purchase Tickets For the 2013 Chiquita Classic and Support CLC and The Thread

Attention Golf Fans! You can enjoy your favorite game while helping to strengthen our community! If you’re planning on attending the 2013 Chiquita Classic Golf Tournament, […]
June 27, 2013

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June 19, 2013

Red-tailed Hawk Release at Redlair

June 15, 2013

Moving a Fence To Save a Community Treasure

When big companies work closely with residents to do good in the community, they usually use every available resource to let the public know about it. […]
June 14, 2013

NC Budget Update (June 14, 2013)

The Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) and the Natural Heritage Trust Fund (NHTF) are important funding sources for Catawba Lands Conservancy, and cuts to these dedicated […]
June 7, 2013

Construction of a Trail Near You May Be In Jeopardy

Current North Carolina General Assembly draft legislation prohibits state match funding for greenways and other bicycle and pedestrian improvements. This policy shift would eliminate the way […]
May 15, 2013

Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail Opens June 1 on National Trails Day

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day is the country’s largest celebration of trails. The organization designates June 1 of each year to celebrate trails across the […]
May 14, 2013

Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board Awards $130,000 to Communities, CLC

The Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board recently awarded two implementation grants, totaling $130,000, for community projects along the Carolina Thread Trail (The Thread). Implementation grants provide […]
May 9, 2013

The McAdenville Take-Out Dock is Temporarily Closed

Attention South Fork River Trail Canoe and Kayak Users: The river take-out dock in McAdenville, N.C., located along the South Fork River Trail, was recently damaged […]
May 7, 2013

July 27 Hike

May 7, 2013

June 29 Hike

May 7, 2013

May 25 – South Fork Rail Trail Hike

May 2, 2013

CLC Annual Meeting and Hikes: This Saturday, May 4!

We are looking forward to seeing many of our conservation friends and supporters at Redlair Farm & Forest for the 2013 CLC Annual Meeting! It will be […]
April 8, 2013

Meet Us at Redlair for our Annual Meeting on May 4

It’s that time of year again for all of CLC’s conservation friends and supporters to meet at Redlair Farm & Forest for the 2013 CLC Annual […]
March 25, 2013

Governor McCrory’s Budget Proposal For Conservation Funding

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory released his proposed budget Wednesday, March 20. It includes significant cuts in spending for the state’s land and water conservation trust […]
March 6, 2013

CLC Announces Another $50,000 Corporate Challenge Grant from Duke Energy

Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) is pleased to announce that Duke Energy will issue another $50,000 corporate challenge grant to help facilitate donations from other local businesses and companies […]
February 20, 2013

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Please Send Letters To Urge Gov. McCrory to Increase Conservation Funding

Please send letters today to Gov. McCrory about the importance of conservation funding. We need your help to encourage North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to increase conservation […]
February 8, 2013

An Important Tax Benefit: Enhanced Easement Incentive

U.S. Congress recently renewed the Enhanced Easement Incentive that enables landowners and family farmers to get a significant federal tax benefit for donating a conservation easement […]
February 5, 2013

George D. Kimberly: CLC’s New Land Acquisition Director

George D. Kimberly, Jr. has joined Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) as its new land acquisition director. Kimberly brings distinct business, community and leadership skills, and a […]
February 4, 2013

Support CLC in Run for the Money, Register on Feb. 11

Run for the Money Registration: Please register and donate to CLC via the Run For The Money website. It’s time for runners and walkers to register for […]
January 30, 2013

Enhanced Easement Incentive Renewed Through Dec. 2013

U.S. Congress recently renewed the Enhanced Easement Incentive that enables landowners and family farmers to get a significant federal tax benefit for donating a conservation easement […]