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September 8, 2017

Found in the Field: Witch Hazel

(Hamamelis virginiana) Depending on whom you ask, this shrub is the first or last plant to bloom in our area. The bright yellow, spider-like flowers, which […]
January 29, 2014

2014 Farm Bill Passes House

Breaking News: 2014 Farm Bill Passes House on January 29, 2014 The House voted by a solid majority to approve the Farm Bill conference report by […]
December 10, 2013

Seven Oaks Preserve Trail is Now Open in Gaston County

A beautiful new 2.8-mile segment of The Carolina Thread Trail is now open at the Seven Oaks Preserve near the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden at 6900 […]
November 30, 2013

Shop at Whole Foods Market on Dec. 17 and Support The Thread!

Whole Foods Market Charlotte will donate five percent of its net sales to the Carolina Thread Trail on Tuesday, Dec. 17! Buy food for your holiday […]
November 25, 2013

Ask Representatives to Save the Expiring Federal Tax Incentive

The federal enhanced tax incentive for conservation easement donations has helped conserve one million acres per year since its passage in 2006 and it is expiring […]
November 25, 2013

Planned Giving 101

Planned giving is often an overlooked opportunity to make a contribution to Catawba Lands Conservancy. Planned gifts to CLC provide a permanent way to leave a […]
October 14, 2013

Two Acres to 20: Dwarf-flowered Heartleaf is Flourishing

In 2006 when biologists assessed the land on which the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Airport now operates, they were surprised to find a viable population of Hexastylis naniflora […]
September 26, 2013

Meet the Carolina Thread Trail’s New Director: Karl J. Froelich

Karl J. Froelich has been hired as the new director for the Carolina Thread Trail (The Thread) and will bring more than 30 years of professional […]
September 20, 2013

CLC’s Reaccreditation: Why it’s Important to Our Region

CLC is Applying for its Reaccreditation A public comment period is now open through early next year. The Land Trust Alliance’s Land Trust Accreditation Program recognizes […]
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 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 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 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. […]
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 […]
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 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  Great things are taking place on […]
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 16, 2012

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

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 20, 2012

CLC Gets Grant to Fund Bridges Along the South Fork Trail

Catawba Lands Conservancy is pleased to announce that we received a $12,037 grant from the Glenn Foundation to fund two new bike/pedestrian bridges along the South Fork Trail. This two-mile […]
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 19, 2012

Trexler Property

County: Gaston Acres: 6.26 Conservation Value: Clean Water and Wildlife Habitat Date Conserved: February 2004   The 6-acre Trexler Property is comprised of upland and alluvial […]
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 5, 2012

River Oaks Plantation

County: Lincoln Acres: 252 Conservation Value: Clean Water and Wildlife Habitat Date Conserved: July 2001 With wildlife and rural scenic vistas abundant throughout the 252-acre River […]
July 5, 2012

Ridge Road Preserve

County: Mecklenburg Acres: 40.67 Conservation Value: Clean Water and Wildlife Habitat  Date Conserved: January 1999 Ridge Road Preserve supports one of Mecklenburg County’s most significant Natural […]
July 3, 2012

Piedmont Natural Gas Gives $30,000 Towards Conservation

Catawba Lands Conservancy is pleased to announce a $30,000 corporate gift from Piedmont Natural Gas. In addition to answering the challenge from Duke Energy, PNG will […]
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 […]
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