Archive for September, 2011

Skunks!

Posted on 30. Sep, 2011 by .

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Many mornings we will catch the scent of skunk and certainly we see them from time to time. I know most of us have the experience of driving down the road and smelling the strong musky odor maybe before we see the road-killed carcass of a native Striped Skunk. Once when we were living in […]

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Thank You Town of Davidson!

Posted on 27. Sep, 2011 by .

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Thank you to the Town of Davidson for their support of Run for Green/Green Day 2011, and their generous financial support of the Davidson Lands Conservancy. Several town employees give generously of their time and talents each year for Run for Green/Green Day, and many employees participate in the events as well.  We would not […]

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Thank You McIntosh Law Firm!

Posted on 27. Sep, 2011 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy wishes to thank Jim Fuller and Sandy Carnegie of the McIntosh Law Firm for their generous support of Run for Green/Green Day 2011.  Both Jim and Sandy have been long standing supporters of the DLC. For more information about Jim Fuller and Sandy Carnegie, please visit their website. Thank you Jim […]

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Stargazing at Fisher Farm October 14

Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by .

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Please join the DLC, the Physics Department from Davidson College and the Charlotte Astronomy Club at Fisher Farm Park for another night of Stargazing at Fisher Farm Park in Davidson on October 14. All telescopes will be set up and ready to go by 8:00 pm.  After that, no changes will be made. Therefore, you […]

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Thank You Flatiron Kitchen & Tap House

Posted on 22. Sep, 2011 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy wishes to thank the Flatiron Kitchen and Tap House of Davidson for their generous support of the Run for Green.  Again this year the Flatiron provided free beer after the race to our 21 year old and up runners. We appreciate the support that the Flatiron gives the DLC throughout the […]

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Thank You DavidsonNews.net

Posted on 20. Sep, 2011 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy wishes to thank DavidsonNews.net for their generous support of Run for Green and Green Day.  Their stories about our events were one of the reasons we had more runners and spectators than ever before. DavidsonNews.net, and its sister site, CorneliusNews.net, are supporters of the Davidson Lands Conservancy throughout the year.  We […]

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A special guest post from Tryon Turtle

Posted on 14. Sep, 2011 by .

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Hey there, last Saturday, Sept. 10, I visited the Davidson Farmer’s Market WOW booth.  WOW-World of Wonder is a program sponsored by Davidson Lands Conservancy and Woodland Discovery connecting families and nature by providing free market booth activities and nature outings. These guys really know how to have fun!  On Saturday, WOW sponsored an outing […]

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Where do spiders hide and more!

Posted on 11. Sep, 2011 by .

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Here’s the video of our first visit to find spiders.  “Where do spiders hide?” You really should look at this great post from our friends at Hilton Pond.  So much to learn about spiders. “Where do Spiders Hide?”  led by Dr. David Grant.  Our next spider outing:  September  24, 10:30am to 12:15pm, in the Davidson […]

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Eastern Box Turtle

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

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The Eastern Box Turtle is the North Carolina State reptile. It has a thick domed shell and the ability to close its shell completely- that’s why they call it a box turtle. Their shells have interesting markings. These turtles live on land, and lay their eggs on land. Their diet consists of insects, worms, slugs […]

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WOW at the Farmer’s Market this week

Posted on 02. Sep, 2011 by .

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Saturday, September 3rd, 8:30am to 11:30am: Rebecca Mays and Betty Leavengood will be hosting our WOW booth this weekend.  We all tote our recyclables to the curb every week, but how about being creative with these items?  Rebecca and Betty will have an assortment of recyclables which the kids can make into wind chimes. Stop by, say hello, […]

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