Archive for September, 2012

Explore the Autumn Sky: Stargazing at Fisher Farm on October 5

Posted on 25. Sep, 2012 by .

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People of all ages are invited to a wondrous night of stargazing at Fisher Farm Park on October 5, from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., sponsored by Davidson Lands Conservancy. The Physics Department from Davidson College and the Charlotte Astronomy Club are providing equipment and expertise for this popular event.  All telescopes will be set up […]

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Run for Green 2012 Photos Online!

Posted on 25. Sep, 2012 by .

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Photos from the 2012 Run for Green are now on line, and may be viewed by clicking here.  Thank you to Image Magic Photography for the excellent photos. We do not guarantee that every runner will have a photo.   You can search by your bib number to see if there is a photo. Thank you […]

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‘Saturday in the Park’ is October 20th!

Posted on 21. Sep, 2012 by .

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The 2nd annual ‘Saturday in the Park’ will be held on October 20th at Fisher Farm Park in Davidson, NC.  Featuring nature hikes, kids activities, a camp fire and family fun, this popular event will culminate with a rare opportunity to spend the night under the stars at beautiful Fisher Farm park. Last year nearly […]

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Images of Green Day 2012

Posted on 18. Sep, 2012 by .

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This year marked the 3rd annual Green Day Sustainability Festival, held on the Village Green in Davidson in conjunction with the Run for Green 5K, 10K and half-marathon. The sun shone on Green Day this year, and the perfect weather helped lift everyone’s spirits.  From over 30 exhibitors to dancers, musicians, jugglers and others, everyone […]

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It’s Always a Good Time at Green Day!

Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by .

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Our Run for Green/Green Day weekend this past Saturday was a smashing success! 879 runners registered for either our 5K, 10K or half-marathon, and nearly 800 finished. The 3rd annual Green Day sustainability festival was also a huge hit, with 30 exhibitors and a busy crowd. A highlight of the morning was a “flash mob” […]

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Thank You To Our Title Sponsors!

Posted on 16. Sep, 2012 by .

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The Davidson Lands Conservancy would like to gratefully acknowledge Ingersoll-Rand and Omega Sports continuing support of Run for Green and Green Day.  Both companies returned this year as title sponsors of our event. In addition to providing financial support, Ingersoll-Rand has also supported Run for Green by encouraging their employees to enter the race, and […]

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Run for Green 2012 Race Results!

Posted on 15. Sep, 2012 by .

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Over 800 people registered for Run for Green 2012, and we had 783 finishers, making this a record year for Run for Green!  Thank you so much for your support of our race, and lands conservation in the Davidson area. Results for Run for Green 2012 may be found here. Post-race photos and a post-race […]

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Perfect Weather Forecast for Saturday’s Run for Green

Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by .

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Good news runners!  It looks like the weather is going to be perfect for this Saturday’s Run for Green half-marathon, 10K and 5K.  With forecast temperatures in the low 60s under partly cloudy skies, conditions will be ideal. “I’ve run the Run for Green half-marathon several times,” says Davidson Lands Conservancy vice-president Rodney Graham, “and […]

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WOW-Spiders!

Posted on 08. Sep, 2012 by .

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Late summer and fall are great times for looking for spiders. The spider in the picture with this blog is a Black-and-Yellow Argiope or Writing Spider. I caught this picture in my front yard- they are very common. They are one of the many different orb-weavers and their webs can be quite big. Now, spiders […]

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