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Posted on 18. May, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
The Davidson Lands Conservancy is offering a members-only hike to the remote back country of Lake Norman State Park. This hike will take you to areas of the park rarely seen by park visitors, and is our way of thanking our members for their generous support. If you’re not a member, and wish to join [...]
Posted on 12. May, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
One of the things that we often see when we visit a creek in the summer is a dragonfly. The life cycle of the dragonfly is quite interesting. A male and female dragonfly mate while flying in the air. Then, the female lays her eggs on a plant in the water, maybe in a creek [...]
Posted on 06. May, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
A lively group joined WOW and Cakey Worthington, of Davidson College, May 4that the Davidson Greenway. Our goal: find and identify various bugs, bees and butterflies. The cool weather kept some bugs at home, but we had a lovely time looking for the little creatures who have so many important jobs in our environment. We hope to repeat this outing this [...]
Posted on 22. Apr, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
BUGS, BEES AND BUTTERFLIES, led by Ms. Cakey Worthington. Saturday, May 4th, 10:00am to 11:00am. In Davidson. Come on a bug expedition with a local pollinator expert and bug enthusiast. We’ll be walking along a local flowered trail catching bees, butterflies, beetles, and more. You’ll have a chance to learn about insect life cycles, which bees are friendly [...]
Posted on 07. Apr, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Saturday was Reptile Day at Davidson College. What a great day! Besides beautiful weather there was a great turn out for this event. We got to see so many great animals and to talk to many experts who could tell us about these interesting animals. Some of the animals were natives and some were exotic [...]
Posted on 29. Mar, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
The Spring 2013 Davidson Lands Conservancy newsletter is now available online. View this fun and informative newsletter by clicking here. The Spring 2013 newsletter contains information about our new Open Space Prioritization model, new Board members, a message from our President, and a listing of upcoming activities and events. Thank you for your support of [...]
Posted on 23. Mar, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
On Saturday, April 13th , from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, the Davidson Land Conservancy and My Aloha Paddle Sports & Fitness will be jointly hosting this year’s PaddleFest at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve, located behind Davidson Day School, 750 Jetton Street, Davidson, NC. The Lake Davidson Nature Preserve offers the only legal, public [...]
Posted on 19. Mar, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Earth Day is April 22nd, and the DLC encourages you to start celebrating early by attending our Toast the Earth fundraiser on April 19, 2013, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. The Davidson Lands Conservancy (DLC) invites you view nature-themed artwork, dance to the music of Night Shift, and to sample an array of North Carolina wine and [...]
Posted on 16. Mar, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Several families with children had fun today at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve with a late winter nature scavenger hunt. This event was friendly to all ages as children could find “something green” or “something round like a ball” while their parents or older siblings could identify Red Oak trees or Raccoon tracks. And the weather [...]
Posted on 15. Mar, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
People of all ages are invited to a wondrous night of stargazing at Fisher Farm Park on April 12th. This event is sponsored by WOW, Woodland Discovery and 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 [...]