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07.12.20

We stand against racism.

We stand for racial equity and against systemic racism.  The current motivation for that statement is a recent series of deaths resulting from acts of racism […]
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 […]
06.22.20
Carolina Thread Trail Timeline Photo

The Carolina Thread Trail: From idea to action

By: Jon White, Program Coordinator, Davidson Impact Fellow ’19-’20   In the late 1990s Charlotte’s community leaders felt a wake up call. The city had attracted […]
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 […]
06.01.20
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History of the Carolina Thread Trail: Starting the project

By: Jon White, Program Coordinator, Davidson Impact Fellow ’19-’20 When the beauty of the forest trail or the unexpected peace of a greenway feels timeless it […]
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 […]
05.21.20
Carolina Thread Trail Cedrone Farms

Trails: A source of jobs and respite for North Carolinians

More than ever, people are turning to the outdoors as a source of recreation, solace, and beauty. The Carolina Thread Trail provides all this and more […]
04.29.20

Five ways you can be here for nature

With this year being the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, we thought we’d pull together a few quick and easy things you can do […]