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Feeling A Warm Spell

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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Feeling a Warm Spell Gray Stanback   Right now, it’s February, and the temperature is expected to reach a high of 70 by the end of the day. In other words, lovely weather for a walk in town or a picnic. For many people, this is a welcome change from the cold weather that traditionally […]

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Gaining a Yard

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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    Gaining a Yard Gray Stanback               Your first experience with the natural world probably depends on where you lived. If you grew up in the middle of a large city, it’s likely that you had little experience with true wilderness unless you were able to travel to a nature preserve or park. If […]

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Invasion of the Aliens

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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Invasion of the Aliens Gray Stanback               An alien invasion is afoot in Davidson and other rural towns across the United States. However, the aliens in this case are not laser-blasting green men in flying saucers, but something much easier to overlook. They are plants—namely invasive plants brought here either deliberately or accidentally and […]

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Headcount

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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Every year, birdwatchers around the world take part in one of the most spectacular wildlife-related events in the world. The Great Backyard Bird Count is held annually in the middle of February (this year it ran from the 17th to the 20th) as a way for the National Audubon Society—an organization devoted to the study […]

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Registration is Now Open for Run for Green 2017!

Posted on 02. Mar, 2017 by .

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Lake Norman’s most popular road race returns on September 16th, 2017.  Register today, and plan to join us in Davidson for the Run for Green half-marathon, 10K and 5K.    See below for detailed information on the course. Sign up now online by clicking here.  In addition to registering for the race, you can also sign […]

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The 13th Annual Green Ball is March 18th!

Posted on 02. Mar, 2017 by .

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Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Green Ball on March 18th at Davidson College!  Hosted by Davidson College Environmental Action Coalition, the 13th annual Green Ball is a night of dancing, fun and fundraising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy—a local non-profit land trust that works to protect natural open space in the Town of Davidson—and […]

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WOW-Winter Nature Walk

Posted on 27. Feb, 2017 by .

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WOW families enjoyed a hike at Abersham led by Reed Patterson.

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WOW-Night Sky in March!

Posted on 26. Feb, 2017 by .

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The Hubblesite give great descriptions of the night sky each month.

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by .

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Feb. 17 – 20 The Great Backyard Bird Count

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WOW-Look at the sky Friday night!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2017 by .

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Friday Night, Feb. 10.

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