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10.15.20

7 trails for fall colors within 50 minutes of Charlotte

(Reprinted from Charlotte Agenda) By: Symphony Weber Peak fall color is expected to happen around mid-October, so now’s the time to hit the trails, feel the […]
10.12.20

Another step towards expansion of Forney Creek Trail

The Catawba Lands Conservancy recently protected 72.8 acres of land along Forney Creek in Denver, N.C., adding to its signature Forney Creek Conservation Area, and securing […]
08.12.20

Catawba Lands Conservancy adds 87 acres of protected land along Forney Creek

Charlotte, N.C. – Catawba Lands Conservancy has just protected 87 acres of land along Forney Creek near the Town of Denver in Lincoln County. The official […]
08.05.20

Amid pandemic, Carolina Thread Trail awards $391,000 to improve and expand public trails

Charlotte, N.C. – In mid-July, the Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board awarded $391,000 in trail implementation grants for projects along the Thread Trail. This funding comes […]
06.29.20
Carolina Thread Trail Capital Campaign

The Carolina Thread Trail: Trails on the ground

With the pairing of Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) and the Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) secured, the fledgling Carolina Thread Trail had a stable support structure […]
06.23.20

The Carolina Thread Trail: Finding a home

In this next chapter of the history of the Carolina Thread Trail, the Foundation For The Carolinas puts the principles of regionalism and open space to […]
06.06.20

Black Voices and the Outdoors

To be allies in standing up for Black lives, we are suspending our online promotion of National Trails Day (our annual community festival had been canceled […]
05.22.20

Three local adventures on the Thread Trail

You’ve been at home. You baked all the sourdough and watched all the Netflix. You’ve dutifully gone out and walked in your neighborhood, but the view […]
04.06.20

Connecting to nature at home

Are you looking for places to get outside while still keeping your distance from others? Maybe you need some hands-on activities that will keep the kids […]