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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 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 11, 2012

Kudzu-Eating Goats Arrive at our Seven Oaks Preserve

A hungry herd of 50 goats will spend the next several weeks eating the nuancing vine from our protected property Starting June 11, 50 goats will […]
June 6, 2012

CLC Needs Stewardship Volunteers…Can You Help?

Do you have a few extra hours to help us cut grass, whack some weeds, or even pick up trash at a few of our conserved […]
June 1, 2012

$25,612 in Run For The Money Funds Awarded

Run For The Money was on April 21 and we had a great show of support, including staff who ran in the 5K race. Thanks to […]
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 31, 2012

Acres of the Federally Threatened Dwarf-flower Heartleaf Found on a CLC Preserve

Federally Threatened Dwarf-flower Heartleaf Earlier this month, CLC GIS Director Sean Bloom and James Padgette from the North Carolina Natural Heritage Program discovered a 19-acre population […]
May 24, 2012

June 2 is Great Outdoor Provision Co.’s Land Trust Day: Shop and Help Support CLC!

June 2 is Great Outdoor Provision Co.’s Land Trust Day! When you shop at the Charlotte Store at the Park Road Shopping Center, a portion of […]
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 21, 2012

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

North Carolina’s forests, farms, wetlands and other natural lands contribute to our health, economic prosperity and quality of life. Rapid residential and commercial development over the […]
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 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 8, 2012

Meet Our Volunteer of the Year: Bill Toole

To do our work successfully, we rely on the generosity of our volunteers and corporate partners to help advance land conservation. One such volunteer, Bill Toole, has gone above and […]
May 2, 2012

Thanks for Attending the Annual Meeting!

Thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday, April 28, to attend our Annual Meeting and Hikes at Redlair Farm & Forest. We were glad […]
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 23, 2012

Thank you “Run For The Money” participants!

Thanks to everyone – runners, walkers and donors – who participated in and attended “Run For The Money” on Saturday, April 21. We had a wonderful […]
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 […]
April 16, 2012

Our six-county service area: Catawba, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg and Union (part of the Southern Piedmont of North Carolina)

April 6, 2012

Permanently conserves more than 15,000 acres

April 6, 2012

We protect clean water, wildlife habitat, local farms and connections to nature

April 6, 2012

One of 24 land trusts serving North Carolina

April 6, 2012

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

April 3, 2012

CLC Secures Its First $50,000 Duke Energy Corporate Challenge Grant Donation

Marsh Properties is the first company to donate towards the corporate fundraising challenge! It didn’t take long for Marsh Properties to realize the importance of giving […]
April 1, 2012

CLC is the lead agency for The Carolina Thread Trail

April 1, 2012

220+ miles of the Carolina Thread Trail are open to the public

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