Archive for August, 2012

Thank You Lake Norman Realty!

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by .

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Thank you to Lake Norman Realty for being a Silver Sponsor of Run for Green 2012! Lake Norman Realty’s sponsorship demonstrates their commitment to supporting green initiatives in the Lake Norman area. For over thirty years, Lake Norman Realty, Inc. has grown and flourished as one of the leading real estate firms serving the region […]

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Run for Green 2012 to be Part of Local Race Series!

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy is again sponsoring Run for Green, a series of races that support our efforts to protect land and educate the public about the benefits of nature and open spaces.  This year’s Run for Green will be held on Saturday, September 15, and will again feature a half-marathon, 10K and 5K.  To […]

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Dash4Cache To Benefit the DLC!

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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On September 15, join Dash4Cache after your run, or while your friends are running.  The  Davidsonnews.net Dash4Cache is a new event, called the “next generation of racing.”  Imagine using a customized app, and teams of 2-4, to walk or ride and have fun!  The app will be a guidebook for you and your friends.  You […]

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Buzz Buzz…Pollinators in your backyard!

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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Davidson is home to many pollinators including various species of bees, wasps, and butterflies and a few species of flies, beetles, birds and bats. What is pollination and why is it important? Pollination allows for plant fertilization through the transfer of pollen in between flowers and is critical to successful seed and fruit production. Pollinators […]

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WOW- Coyotes!

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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The coyote is a dog-like mammal that lives in North Carolina. They are known to live in all 100 counties of our state. Although in the past they lived primarily in the mid-western part of the US, they are now known to live in all states except Hawaii. They are also found in Canada and […]

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WOW-Tree Signs Project!

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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Since the beginning of the group known as WOW there has been talk of finding a way to identify trees in some of our local natural areas so that residents and visitors could learn more about our native trees. With the help of many in our community we have now purchased a number of tree […]

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A Great Day To Honor Sterling Martin!

Posted on 18. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Town of Davidson dedicated the nature trail at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve in honor of Sterling Martin on August 18, 2012.  Following a WOW! outing where tree tags were installed on the nature trail, Town of Davidson Parks & Recreation Manager Kathryn Spatz addressed the crowd, followed by Davidson Mayor John Woods and […]

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A Visit to the Rocky River Nature Preserve

Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by .

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In 2002, Mecklenburg County purchased Brackett Bluff for watershed protection for the Rocky River.  Located on the east side of Davidson off Shearer Road, Brackett Bluff (now renamed the Rocky River Nature Preserve) is a 61 acre nature preserve in the Mecklenburg County system. It is important to understand that a nature preserve is different […]

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Join Us For The Sterling Martin Trail Dedication August 18

Posted on 12. Aug, 2012 by .

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Davidson citizens are invited to the Sterling Martin Trail Dedication on Saturday, August 18 at 10:30 a.m.  The ceremony will take place at the beginning of the trail, located at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve behind Davidson Day School at 750 Jetton St. The Davidson Lands Conservancy’s World of Wonder (WOW) families will gather at 9:30 […]

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WOW! Rock Hounds!

Posted on 01. Aug, 2012 by .

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When I was a child I was a Rock Hound, I had a rock collection. Now, I mostly just picked up the rocks I found around my house but I was fortunate to live near a feldspar mine and actually got some nice specimens from there and, in fact, I still have some of them […]

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