The Davidson Lands Conservancy is pleased to announce the running of the 9th annual ‘Run for Green’ on September 21st, 2014. This popular race features a 5K and 10k, and of course our signature event, the half marathon. The last 2 years over 900 runners have come to Davidson to run our event on the […]
Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Green Ball on March 14th at Davidson College! Hosted by Davidson College’s Environmental Action Coalition, the Green Ball is a night of dancing, fun and fund-raising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The dance runs from 7:30-10:30 in the Lilly Family Gallery of Chambers Hall on the Davidson Campus. The […]
WOW paid a visit to the Davidson College Herpetology Lab.
How do animals survive in the winter?
This weekend, Feb. 14-17, is the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. This event offers anyone an opportunity to participate in Citizen Science. All you need is 15 minutes or more of your time and the ability to identify the birds you see. Don’t know a lot about birds? That’s ok. Get a field guide to […]
Thanks to Mark Stanback, Ornithologist from Davidson College, for spending time Saturday morning explaining some of his research concerning bluebirds and brown-headed nuthatches. Over 50 participants attended. He pointed out that bluebirds often bully nuthatches out of nest boxes, and thus the reason to install boxes with a smaller hole that bluebirds cannot enter. Mecklenburg […]
Brown-headed nuthatch’s are native to the Southern US and are loosing their habitat due to urbanization.
Posted on 01. Jan, 2014 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
2013 was a very successful year for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. As the year draws to a close, I’d like to look back at the accomplishments of the past year, and look ahead to 2014. Your Davidson Lands Conservancy permanently protected nearly 100 acres of land in the Davidson area in 2013, making 2013 our […]
The Davidson Lands Conservancy is participating in a study to assess the effectiveness of banding trees as a means to control the population of cankerworms. Following are instructions for banding a tree: WHEN? shortly after leaves have fallen HOW? Go to your hardware store and purchase: Disposable elbow-length gloves (optional) Duct tape or Nifty Wrapper […]
WOW’s most recent outing provided kids and parents a chance to learn how our body language can communicate and build a relationship with horses – and they saw it in action with the horses at Triple Play Farm. Kris Batchelor has an incredible ability to communicate with horses, and kids got a chance to try it […]