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Division of Nature Preserves and Natural Resources

Deer Population Management Hunts

Latta Plantation,  Stephens Road Nature Preserves and Cowan's Ford Wildlife Refuge will be closed on  November 2, 3, 16, & 17.

McDowell Nature Preserve will be closed on November 9, 10, 23, & 24. 


 The Division of Nature Preserves and Natural Resources is responsible for the protection and conservation of Mecklenburg County's parks designated as Nature Preserves. 

Nature Preserves protect the county's biological resources and natural areas, while providing opportunities for environmental education, nature-based programs, and outdoor recreation.

Our staff offer more than 5,000 programs annually, perform natural resource management, maintain more than 30 miles of nature trails, 6,500 acres, 3 nature centers, and a public campground.