Archive for 'World of Wonder'

WOW-Great American Campout

Posted on 14. Jun, 2017 by .

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Try camping in a new location!

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WOW-Butterflies, Bees, Bugs, and Dragonflies Outing

Posted on 11. Jun, 2017 by .

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A group of families enjoyed exploring the World of Wonder and finding toads, beetles, bees, dragonflies and butterflies.

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WOW-Who lives in the Pond?

Posted on 02. May, 2017 by .

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A group of children with their families tood a walk through the West Branch Nature Preserve.

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WOW- What is a Naturalist?

Posted on 09. Apr, 2017 by .

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What is a naturalist? The dictionary says a naturalist is “A person who specializes in natural history, especially in the study of plants and animals in their natural surroundings. “ Are you a naturalist? As we think about conserving the land around us it seems only natural that we want to know about what lives in our area. What are the names of the wildflowers, grasses, trees, insects, mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, 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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WOW-Take the 50 Species Challenge!

Posted on 16. Jan, 2017 by .

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Here’s a link to a great article from the Urban Institute at UNCC from a while back. https://ui.uncc.edu/story/fifty-species-challenge The idea is to challenge yourself, your family or a friend, to be able to recognize fifty native species, plants and/or animals.  You can start with birds since this is a great time of year to do Project […]

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WOW-Nature art!

Posted on 13. Nov, 2016 by .

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Nature and art came together on a beautiful day at the South Prong Rocky River Greenway in Davidson. Carolyn Walker, of WOW and Woodland Discovery, and Betsy Flagler, artist, teacher and writer, had a variety of art activities based in nature and using natural materials. What a great way to end a year of WOW […]

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