By Amber Veverka A curlicue of a trail winds around a ridge, skirting towering beech and red oak trees, leading visitors to a watery site rich with more species than any other wetland in the North Carolina Piedmont. Welcome to the West Branch Nature Preserve in Davidson, the region’s newest nature preserve – and one [...]
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What happens when a preserved wetland is surrounded by development? Southern Mecklenburg County is home to what may be a perfect case study. Read more at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute site, here.