Archive for February, 2011

WOW! Bizarre Botanicals March 26

Posted on 22. Feb, 2011 by .

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Join the World of Wonder (WOW!) on March 26 from 10:30 to 11:30 at the UNCC Greenhouse Botanical Gardens.  Dr. Larry Mellichamp, author of ‘Bizarre Botanicals’ will show us weird plants. Minimum age is 9 years old, or fourth grade.  Registration is required.  Please e-mail Erin Burke at dlc.wow@gmail.com to register and for more information.  […]

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Backyard Wildlife Habitat February 26

Posted on 21. Feb, 2011 by .

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This Saturday at the Farmer’s Market in Davidson the DLC’s ‘World of Wonder (WOW!)’ group will be joined by representatives from the Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists.  They will be explaining and promoting the idea of Certified Backyard Habitats.  You can certify your backyard through the National Wildlife Federation.  What do you need to have a backyard […]

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Davidson Lands Conservancy – What We Do

Posted on 20. Feb, 2011 by .

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Davidson Lands Conservancy Executive Director Roy Alexander discusses the Lands Conservancy and our mission to protect natural spaces in and around Davidson, North Carolina. For more videos please check out our ‘DavidsonLands’ channel on YouTube.

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Green Ball 2011 A Great Success!

Posted on 19. Feb, 2011 by .

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The Davidson College Environmental Action Committee again sponsored Green Ball, an event held annually to benefit the Davidson Lands Conservancy.  Held on February 19, this fun event raised nearly $2,000 in support of lands conservation in the Davidson North Carolina area. Green Ball features live music, contra dancing, food and a silent auction.  The Davidson […]

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Green Ball 2011

Posted on 19. Feb, 2011 by .

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The Davidson College Environmental Action Committee again sponsored Green Ball, an annual event held to benefit the Davidson Lands Conservancy.  Featuring contra dancing, live music, food and a silent auction, Green Ball 2011 was a great success! The Davidson Lands Conservancy greatly appreciates the efforts of the Davidson College Environmental Action Committee and its support […]

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DLC is Now the Monitoring Agent for Fisher Farm Park

Posted on 17. Feb, 2011 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy is now the monitoring agent for Fisher Farm Park, a 200 acre natural area located on the east side of Davidson, North Carolina.  Fisher Farm Park is a Town of Davidson Park, and Mecklenburg County holds a conservation easement on the property. As monitoring agent, the Davidson Lands Conservancy will play […]

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Lake Davidson Access Trail Completed

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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Lake Davidson is a pristine body of water adjacent to Lake Norman, but separated from its larger neighbor by the I-77 causeway and regulations that prohibit the motorcraft that populate Lake Norman.  Thus, its serenity makes it a favorite for those who wish to travel by canoe or kayak. Until now, there has been no […]

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Great Backyard Bird Count Feb 18-21

Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 by .

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Look for us at the Davidson Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Feb. 12.  We’ll be there promoting The Great Backyard Bird Count which  is always held Presidents’ Day Weekend.  This year that will be February 18-21.  This is an opportunity for people of all ages to be a part of Citizen Science.  You can count in […]

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