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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 […]
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 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 […]
July 10, 2012

Carolina Stories Video: Check out The Thread on the ‘Big Screen’ this Friday!

This Friday, July 13, in conjunction with South End’s Food Truck Friday, the Charlotte in 2012 DNC Host Committee is hosting a special screening of Carolina Stories. […]
June 27, 2012

CLC Temporarily Closed the Spencer Mt. River Access on June 29

Due to public safety concerns related to unauthorized swimming and maintenance issues, Catawba Lands Conservancy temporarily closed its Spencer Mt. River Access canoe/kayak launch on Friday, […]
June 27, 2012

Celebrate Goat Island and a New Segment of The Thread

The Town of Cramerton will hold another festive event on Goat Island this week where community residents can access and enjoy a new segment of The […]
June 19, 2012

New Park and Thread Trail Segment to Open Near Goat Island Preserve

The Town of Cramerton will hold the Goat Island Park Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this coming Thursday, June 21, from 6-8 p.m. on Goat Island. […]
June 15, 2012

Carolina Thread Trail Seeks Applicants For Its Trail Masters Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Carolina Thread Trail’s 2012 Trail Masters Program. The application deadline is July 13, 2012. Sixteen volunteers will be selected […]
May 21, 2012

Volunteers: Help Build a Trail at the Buffalo Creek Preserve

National Trails Day is June 2: Come out and help us build a trail! The Carolina Thread Trail is hosting a volunteer workday in conjunction with […]
May 14, 2012

“Tread The Thread 5K” Was a Huge Success! Thank You!

THANK YOU to everyone who participated, supported, volunteered and sponsored the Carolina Thread Trail’s 1st annual “Tread The Thread 5K” Trail Race and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk […]
May 2, 2012

Volunteers Are Needed for “Tread The Thread 5K”

Thanks to everyone who registered to run or walk in the Carolina Thread Trail’s 1st annual “Tread The Thread 5K” Trail Race and 1 Mile Fun […]
April 6, 2012

We are the lead agency for the Carolina Thread Trail; more than 220 miles are open to the public

April 1, 2012

CLC is the lead agency for The Carolina Thread Trail

April 1, 2012

$3 million in private grants have been awarded to communities to build The Thread

February 21, 2012

Volunteer Workday Scheduled for The Thread

The Carolina Thread Trail will hold a volunteer workday on Sat., Feb. 25 (this Saturday), from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to complete a 1/4 mile section […]
January 27, 2012

The Trail Ahead in 2012 for The Thread

Leadership and staff of The Carolina Thread Trail (The Thread) are excited about the work ahead in 2012! Thanks to the efforts of many community partners, an estimated 12 miles of […]
December 21, 2011

Carolina Thread Trail to hold Community Meetings in Belmont, Shelby

The City of Belmont is providing its residents and the public with an update on the planning process and presenting alignment recommendations for a new public […]
December 7, 2011

CLC and The Thread in the News: Listen or Watch

Listen to the WFAE interview. – Watch the News 14 interview. Tom Okel, executive director of the Catawba Lands Conservancy; Ann Browning, project director for the […]
November 21, 2011

Give Your Change to REI to Help The Thread

Starting now through Dec. 25, REI customers will be asked to donate money to the Carolina Thread Trail (CTT or The Thread) as part of the […]
November 8, 2010

Yoga Matters to benefit Lakewood’s ‘preserve-in-progress’

Yoga for Life/Centered Wellness is hosting a yoga class to benefit the future Lakewood Preserve as part of its Yoga Matters series. When: Friday, January 7, […]
October 15, 2010

Carolina Thread Trail Dedication at Pharr Yarns Preserve

On Saturday, October 9, McAdenville community leaders hosted a dedication for the newly-constructed segment of the Carolina Thread Trail on the Pharr Yarns Preserve. Approximately 200 […]
September 28, 2010

Trail Work Day at Pharr Yarns Preserve – September 2010

On Saturday, September 25, staff from the Conservancy and the Carolina Thread Trail led 45 volunteers to improve and clear a new, two mile natural surface […]
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