Lake Norman’s most popular road race returns on September 19th, 2015. Save the date, 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 […]
“Where, oh, where is dear little Nellie? Way down yonder in the pawpaw patch.” If you grew up in North Carolina, chances are you heard this song at some point. Chances are somewhat lower, though, that you actually know what a pawpaw is, or what role they play in local culture. It is somewhat surprising […]
In summer, abandoned brick ventilation towers and factory chimneys across eastern North America become the site of one of the most incredible events in the animal kingdom. Thousands of small black birds, with sleek, dart-like bodies and sharply swept wings, come pouring out of these structures in immense swarms every morning. They disperse over great […]
Discover the world of frogs and toads – where they live, what they eat, and why we need to protect them and their habitat.
Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Come by the WOW booth at the Market for some Fourth of July Fun.
What Everyday Items make Animal Sounds?
Environmental Art can mean being creative with mud and mulch among other things.
Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
2015 is bringing changed to Davidson as well. We conducted our first emergency Board of Directors’ meeting in response to the proposed Narrow Passage development. If approved by the Town Commissioners, this development could significantly erode the current requirements for development in the rural area as stipulated in the Town’s ordinance and Comprehensive plan. This […]
Pollination is a process that is of enormous importance to humanity. Food crops, trees, and ornamental plants all ultimately depend, in order to reproduce, on the transfer of pollen grains from one plant to the next. In some cases, this pollen is carried by the wind, but the most successful groups of flowering plants rely […]
Bees are probably the most important insects to the human experience. It goes without saying, then, that the epidemic of “colony collapse disorder” affecting honeybee populations around the world is making headlines and becoming the subject of TV documentaries. In 2013, the average beekeeper lost 45% of his or her colonies over the course of […]
Hello. My name is Gray Stanback, and I am a summer intern here at the Davidson Lands Conservancy. I have lived in Davidson most of my life, although I attend Guilford College in Greensboro. I have previously volunteered at the Davidson Public Library and the UNC-Charlotte Botanical Gardens. I have a marked interest in biology […]