Archive for February, 2012

Video From WOW! Visit to the Davidson College Herpetology Lab

Posted on 21. Feb, 2012 by .

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The Davidson Land Conservancy’s World of Wonder (WOW!) program recently hosted a visit to the Herpetology Lab at Davidson College, and we’ve got the video to prove it. Watch the YouTube video by clicking here. Check out our other post for more details about this visit as well as some photos.  Be sure to mark […]

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WOW Visit to Davidson College Herp Lab

Posted on 20. Feb, 2012 by .

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Scaly, Slimy, but Never Scary – Come Pet Something That’s Not Hairy. A very fortunate group of children and their parents had a wonderful time learning about the world of herpetology. Ms. Nitya Rao, of Davidson College, gave us some great information about reptiles and amphibians, especially those native to North Carolina. We got to […]

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Green Ball 2012 Was a Swinging Success!

Posted on 18. Feb, 2012 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 2012 was a great success! To see a video of Green Ball 2012, click here. This Green Ball marked the 8th annual event. […]

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WOW- The Great Backyard Bird Count is this weekend!

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by .

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Today’s post is just to remind you of the GBBC which is this weekend, Feb. 17-20.  If you live in the Charlotte area you might want to get out and see some other surroundings on what promises to be another lovely, warm for February, weekend.  This great website shows some interesting places to watch birds near […]

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WOW Winter Beauty at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by .

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At our lovely Lake Davidson Nature Preserve there is a stand of American Beech trees(Fagus Grandifolia). This tree is native to the east in the United States and southern Canada. It grows to 60 to 80 feet and has a rounded crown. The leaves are oval with a tip and saw-toothed edges. Beech trees produce […]

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WOW Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 07. Feb, 2012 by .

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 Look for WOW at the Davidson Farmer’s Market on Saturday Feb. 11.  We’ll be there promoting The Great Backyard Bird Count which  is always held Presidents’ Day Weekend.  This year that will be February 17-20.  This is an opportunity for people of all ages to be a part of Citizen Science.  You can count in your […]

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John Marshall Custom Homes Offering Free Tickets to Spread the Love Event in Davidson

Posted on 03. Feb, 2012 by .

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John Marshall Custom Homes of Davidson is offering 10 free tickets to “Spread the Love,” a jazz, art, food and wine event being held February 24 at the Homewood Suites Davidson. Proceeds benefit the Davidson Lands Conservancy, Ada Jenkins, and the Community School of Davidson.

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Plan a Visit to Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

Posted on 02. Feb, 2012 by .

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Looking for a place to enjoy this glorious weather? Plan a visit to the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve behind Davidson Day School. Walking trails, picnic tables, benches and a gazebo with a view of the lake have been added to the preserve, thanks to grants from REI and the hard work of a several groups of DLC volunteers.

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