The Redlair Preserve
News and Research Results
- “Redlair hosted its third annual FarmFest on October 22, 2011. FarmFest is a celebration organized by the Mount Holly Farmers’ Market, featuring locally-grown food and live music. David Childers returned as the star performer.
- Redlair hosted its fourth annual celebration of the Catawba Lands Conservancy on April 30, 2011, called Redlair NatureFest, preceded by the annual meeting of the Conservancy. Over a thousand people came. As in the previous year, it featured trail races (13 and 5 miles) and an array of nature hikes led by experts, as well as hayrides, live music, good food, and games for children.
Recent research results
- Tibbs, Jessica & Carrie DeJaco. 2012. Correlation between the endangered Helianthus schweinitzii and neighboring plant species. Annual Conference, The Collegiate Academy, NC Academy of Sciences (Poster).
- McGee, Ralph. 2011. Hydrogeomorphic processes influencing ephemeral streams in forested watersheds of the southeastern Piedmont U.S.A. Masters of Science Thesis in Earth Sciences. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C. (Abstract).
- Moore, Cameron. 2011. Surface/Groundwater Interactions and Sediment Characteristics of Headwater Streams in the Piedmont of North Carolina. Masters of Science Thesis in Earth Sciences. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C. (Abstract).
- Matthews, Elizabeth R., Robert K. Peet and Alan S. Weakley. 2011. Classification and description of alluvial plant communities of the Piedmont region, North Carolina, USA. Applied Vegetation Science 14:485-505.
- Phippen, Britney. 2011. Pollinator limitation in the endangered sunflower, Helianthus sachweinitzii. Undergradutate research project. Queens University.
Research Presentations - March 2010