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January 15, 2013

358 Acres of Girl Scouts’ Property in Iredell County Protected

Catawba Lands Conservancy and the Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council (Council) are pleased to announce the conservation of more than half of the Council’s Dale Earnhardt […]
January 11, 2013

Be More Awesome: Help Us Plant Trees on Feb. 8!

We’re looking for volunteers to help plant trees on Friday, Feb. 8, 1-4 p.m. within the Little Rock community in Charlotte. Can you help?  This tree […]
January 3, 2013

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Development Associate The development associate will provide direct support to the development director in the implementation of Catawba Lands Conservancy’s and the Carolina Thread Trail’s fundraising […]
January 3, 2013

“Clean Water fund faces tenuous finances” – Article from the Charlotte Observer

Here’s a great article, “Clean Water fund faces tenuous finances,” from the Charlotte Observer’s Bruce Henderson on budget concerns regarding the N.C. Clean Water Management Trust […]
January 2, 2013

Happy New Year and Thanks for Your Continued Support!

Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone who participated, supported and donated as part of our year-end giving campaign. We appreciate your gifts and support to help […]
December 12, 2012

2012 Winter Newsletter Is Now Available

Please check out the latest CLC Newsletter to learn more about our recent prescribed burn at our Buffalo Creek Preserve, the TreesCharlotte NeighborWoods tree planting effort […]
December 3, 2012

100+ Volunteers Support TreesCharlotte NeighborWoods Tree Planting at Southside Holmes

Charlotte’s most recognizable asset – its tree canopy – got a big boost on Dec. 1, thanks to many great volunteers who participated in a collaborative tree-planting […]
November 29, 2012

Job Opportunity: We’re looking for a Development Associate

Catawba Lands Conservancy is looking for a development associate to assist with fundraising initiatives for CLC and the Carolina Thread Trail. Development Associate The development associate will […]
November 29, 2012

Thread Trail Governing Board awards grants to CLC, Lancaster County totaling $150,369

Funding will help complete the trail at our Buffalo Creek Preserve in Cabarrus County. The Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board awarded two implementation grants, totaling $150,369, […]
November 16, 2012

Thank You, RoxAnne Smith, for Your Conservation Legacy to CLC and the Region

Catawba Lands Conservancy said goodbye this week to its wonderful, hardworking Associate Director RoxAnne Smith – a great champion for local land conservation efforts. Desiring to […]
November 5, 2012

CLC Leads NeighborWoods Effort of TreesCharlotte

The community effort aims to recruit volunteers to help plant trees in several Charlotte communities. Sign up today and volunteer to plant trees around Charlotte. The […]
October 29, 2012

The Thread to Celebrate Its Fifth Anniversary and 100th Mile of Open Trail

An Event is Planned to Unveil a Unique 100th Mile Marker, Host Nature Hikes and Announce a Facebook Photo Contest The Carolina Thread Trail (The Thread), […]
October 21, 2012

Long Creek Conservation Area

Great things are taking place on and around Catawba Lands Conservancy’s (CLC) Long Creek Conservation Area, including a new 2.1-mile segment of the Carolina Thread Trail […]
October 19, 2012

Long Creek Conservation Area: A benefit to the community and region

This conserved land will permanently protect clean water and wildlife habitat and now hosts a segment of the Carolina Thread Trail  Long Creek Conservation Area permanently conserves […]
October 17, 2012

Rehabilitated Barred Owl Released Back Into the Wild at Long Creek Conservation Area

Newton was free ‘as a bird’ last night. Spreading his wings, he gracefully flew to a tree within Catawba Lands Conservancy’s Long Creek Conservation Area within […]
October 17, 2012

Rehabilitated Barred Owl Released Back Into the Wild at Long Creek Conservation Area

Newton was free ‘as a bird’ last night. Spreading his wings, he gracefully flew to a tree within Catawba Lands Conservancy’s Long Creek Conservation Area within […]
October 9, 2012

Prescribed Burn Conducted Safely and Successfully

The North Carolina Forest Service (NCFS) and Catawba Lands Conservancy conducted a safe and successful prescribed burn on Sept 28, 2012, at the Buffalo Creek Preserve […]
September 28, 2012

Prescribed Burn Underway to Create Oak-Savannah

CLC is working closely with the NCFS to conduct a safe burn  The North Carolina Forest Service (NCFS) and Catawba Lands Conservancy are working together to […]
September 28, 2012

Attend FarmFest12 at Redlair on Oct. 6

The Mount Holly Farmers Market is holding its fourth annual fundraising event, FarmFest12. Featuring local foods and chefs, popular area bands, games and nature hikes, this year’s […]
September 26, 2012

Community Foundation of Gaston County awards $17,500 grant to CLC

The Community Foundation of Gaston County recently awarded a $17,500 grant to Catawba Lands Conservancy for the construction of a new kayak/canoe landing dock at the […]
September 6, 2012

Help Us Win $20,000 From Chase Community Giving!

Area residents can make a significant impact in support of local wildlife and conservation efforts using Facebook Sept. 6-19. The public can help two local nonprofit organizations, the […]
August 30, 2012

Get Outside on The Thread during the DNC!

You are invited to attend special Democratic National Convention related events highlighting the Carolina Thread Trail! These events will take place at CarolinaFest 2012 and along […]
August 28, 2012

Meet Chip Sell: Devoted CLC Volunteer and The Thread’s Volunteer of the Year

After working for 40 years at BB&T Bank, Clegg “Chip” Sell wanted to spend his retirement relaxing and doing the things he’s most passionate about. So […]
August 16, 2012

Frank Howey Conserved His 118-Farm in Union County in 2011

August 16, 2012

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August 13, 2012

Become a Sponsor for “Taste for the Land”

Catawba Corps, a new affiliate membership group that supports Catawba Lands Conservancy, is seeking sponsorships for its upcoming fundraising event, “Taste for the Land.” “Taste for the Land” will […]
August 8, 2012

CLC Reopens Spencer Mt. River Access Canoe/Kayak Launch!

Catawba Lands Conservancy reopened its Spencer Mt. River Access canoe/kayak launch on Aug. 8 via a user pass system. The access launch is also equipped with additional […]
August 7, 2012

Adviser (Frank Bragg) Finds Niche Conserving Land, Trimming Taxes

By Daisy Maxey NEW YORK–After suburban sprawl surrounded financial adviser Frank Bragg’s 28-acre family farm south of Charlotte, he moved north to a 312-acre farm and […]
August 3, 2012

Video Info for Learn About Us

As a nationally accredited land trust, we conserve and manage land for public benefit in North Carolina’s Southern Piedmont. We conserve 162 properties, totaling 12,453 acres […]
August 3, 2012

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