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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 16, 2012


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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July 31, 2012

A Taste for the Land Committee

A Taste for the Land Thursday, October 25, 2012 6:30-9:30 p.m. 2012-2013 Steering Committee Tommy Lee, co-chair Jenny Ward, co-chair Alexandra Ball Bradford Barry Bryan Bobo […]
July 24, 2012

Introducing Table Talk Tuesdays!

We write and share so much information electronically online these days: all types of electronic messages…from notes, articles, texts, IMs, photos, and even simple “hellos”…in more […]
July 20, 2012

Catawba Lands Conservancy Uses Goats to Reduce Kudzu

A hungry herd of 50 goats spent all of June and a few weeks in July eating nuancing kudzu plants and vines from Catawba Lands Conservancy’s […]
July 11, 2012

Update on the Spencer Mt. River Access Closure

Thanks to everyone who submitted suggestions and feedback regarding the Spencer Mt. River Access closure. This access launch, which temporarily closed on June 29, is still […]
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. […]
July 2, 2012

On the Bird Watch at Buffalo Creek

Conservation Biologist and Bird Expert Don Seriff has a trained eye and distinct listening ear when it comes to determining bird species. He’s using his expertise […]
July 2, 2012

Baby Bog Turtles Found at a CLC preserve

Davidson College’s Department of Biology and Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) are pleased to report preliminary survey results of a rare and federally threatened bog turtle population residing on a […]
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 18, 2012

Check Out Our Kudzu Goats and the Beauty of Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Several goats – from Wells Farm in Horse Shoe, NC – are at Seven Oaks Preserve eating away at the nuancing kudzu vines growing there. It […]
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 […]
June 1, 2012

Thanks Corporate Partners and Landowners

Over the past several weeks, we’ve been making visits to the offices, properties and homes of some of our 2011 corporate partners and landowners to thank […]
May 14, 2012

“Securing North Carolina’s Future: A Five-Year Plan for Investing in Our Land, Water and Quality of Life”

Land for Tomorrow released a comprehensive report on May 14, 2012, that tracks the success of land conservation in North Carolina over the past seven years. According […]
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 26, 2012

Our Annual Meeting is Just a Few Days Away: Get Directions to Redlair Farm & Forest!

The public is invited to attend Catawba Lands Conservancy’s FREE Annual Meeting and Hikes at Redlair Farm & Forest on Saturday, April 28, at 9 a.m. […]
April 23, 2012

Enjoy a Hike at Redlair After the Annual Meeting

After our Annual Meeting on April 28, we will offer attendees several hikes that will provide everyone with a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy Redlair Farm […]
April 19, 2012

Donate to CLC via “Run For The Money” through April 27

You can register and donate today to Catawba Lands Conservancy via the Run For The Money website. It’s not too late to give a donation to […]
February 8, 2012

Forum to Focus on Economics and Sustainability for Farming

Topics include farmland preservation, improved marketing efforts, economic growth and sustainable agriculture initiatives Three local land trusts, Catawba Lands Conservancy, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina and […]
January 25, 2012

Sean Bloom To Join Statewide Conservation Alliance

CLC’s very own GIS Director Sean Bloom has been invited to join the North Carolina Rare Plant Conservation Alliance! The North Carolina Rare Plant Conservation Alliance is a […]
March 7, 2011

NatureFest 2011 Hikes

Thanks for your interest our hikes offered at Redlair NatureFest 2011! For this year’s NatureFest celebration on Saturday, April 30, we are offering a wide variety […]
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, […]
September 28, 2010

Carolina Thread Trail Dedication at Pharr Yarns Preserve

As part of the McAdenville 60th Annual Community Day celebration, community leaders are hosting a dedication event for the newly-constructed segment of the Carolina Thread Trail […]
September 19, 2010

FarmFest at Redlair Farm & Forest

Saturday, October 2 · 4:00pm – 11:00pm Don’t miss FarmFest, a celebration of local food and music at conserved property Redlair Farm and Forest. The Conservancy’s […]
September 19, 2010

FarmFest at Redlair Farm & Forest

Saturday, October 2 · 4:00pm – 11:00pm Don’t miss FarmFest, a celebration of local food and music at conserved property Redlair Farm and Forest. The Conservancy’s […]