The Davidson College Ecological Preserve, encompassing about 100 acres of forested land adjacent to the college campus, includes a variety of habitats and provides homes for many animals and plants.

The preserve offers trails for jogging, walking, biking, and bird watching, as well as large tracts of habitat for ecological studies.

Mixed Hardwood Pine Forest Ecological Preserve

Mixed Hardwood/Pine Forest

Pine Forest

Pine Forest

Fields Periodically Mowed

Fields (Periodically mowed)

Power Lines Cut Ecological Preserve

Power Line Cuts

Small Creeks and Steams Ecological Preserve

Small Creeks and Streams

New Forest Growth Ecological Preserve

New Growth Forest

Scrub Ecological Preserve


Kudzu Ecological Preserve


Edge Habitats Ecological Preserve

Edge Habitats