Lake Norman’s most popular road race returns on September 20th, 2014. 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 […]
The Mecklenburg Times of Charlotte recently profiled Roy Alexander, the Davidson Land Conservancy’s first and only Executive Director. Thanks to Tony Brown for the excellent article, as well as the photograph that accompanies this post. Click here to download a pdf file of the article. Even if you’ve known Roy for years, you’ll learn something […]
National Moth Week and a recent Moth Night are opportunities to learn about Moths.
It’s amazing to think about all the things you might find in a meadow.
European Honey Bees and native bees are important pollinators.
Frogs and Toads in our Backyard WOW was honored to welcome back Ms. Theresa Morr of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, last Saturday at the Davidson Farmer’s Market. Did you know that populations of frogs and toads are diminishing in our area? Do you know how you can help? Theresa demonstrated how to build a […]
Posted on 17. Jun, 2014 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
This week is National Pollinator Week: Pollinator week: http://www.pollinator.org/pollinator_week_2014.htm Butterflies are some of our most attractive insects and are important as pollinators of many plants. Butterflies that drink the nectar of plants also carry the pollen on their bodies and therefore help with pollination. One butterfly in particular, has attracted a lot of attention because […]
This past Saturday was WOW’s Nature Numbers outing. We explored the fascinating world of nature numbers. We discovered the Fibonacci sequence in pinecones, pineapples, daisies, and flowers we found on the greenway. We also discovered fractals – in ferns, Queen Anne’s lace, and various plants growing along the walkway. At the end of our walk, […]
Pollinators are animals that spread pollen from flowers so that plants can reproduce.