Posted on 02. Mar, 2017 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Lake Norman’s most popular road race returns on September 16th, 2017. Register today, and plan to join us in Davidson for the Run for Green half-marathon, 10K and 5K. See below for detailed information on the course. Sign up now online by clicking here. In addition to registering for the race, you can also sign […]
What is a naturalist? The dictionary says a naturalist is “A person who specializes in natural history, especially in the study of plants and animals in their natural surroundings. “ Are you a naturalist? As we think about conserving the land around us it seems only natural that we want to know about what lives in our area. What are the names of the wildflowers, grasses, trees, insects, mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, and […]
Feeling a Warm Spell Gray Stanback Right now, it’s February, and the temperature is expected to reach a high of 70 by the end of the day. In other words, lovely weather for a walk in town or a picnic. For many people, this is a welcome change from the cold weather that traditionally […]
Gaining a Yard Gray Stanback Your first experience with the natural world probably depends on where you lived. If you grew up in the middle of a large city, it’s likely that you had little experience with true wilderness unless you were able to travel to a nature preserve or park. If […]
Invasion of the Aliens Gray Stanback An alien invasion is afoot in Davidson and other rural towns across the United States. However, the aliens in this case are not laser-blasting green men in flying saucers, but something much easier to overlook. They are plants—namely invasive plants brought here either deliberately or accidentally and […]
Every year, birdwatchers around the world take part in one of the most spectacular wildlife-related events in the world. The Great Backyard Bird Count is held annually in the middle of February (this year it ran from the 17th to the 20th) as a way for the National Audubon Society—an organization devoted to the study […]
Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Green Ball on March 18th at Davidson College! Hosted by Davidson College Environmental Action Coalition, the 13th annual Green Ball is a night of dancing, fun and fundraising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy—a local non-profit land trust that works to protect natural open space in the Town of Davidson—and […]
WOW families enjoyed a hike at Abersham led by Reed Patterson.
The Hubblesite give great descriptions of the night sky each month.