Archive for 'WOW Past Events'

WOW-Carolina Thread Trail

Posted on 31. Jul, 2018 by .

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On Sunday afternoon, 7/29, Emma Rose Parker, Program Coordinator for Catawba Lands Conservancy, led an enthusiastic group of hikers on a shady hike to the wetlands of the Western Branch of the Rocky River.  We followed the Carolina Thread Trail from the end of the Greenway that runs through River Run Subdivision, to the dock […]

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WOW-a visit to the Herpetology Lab

Posted on 03. Feb, 2016 by .

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Salamanders, snakes and snapping turtles-WOW!

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WOW-Frogs and Toads outing was terrific!

Posted on 14. Jul, 2015 by .

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THANK YOU! To Theresa Morr, of North Carolina Wildlife Federation, who led our Frogs and Toads outing in a local wetland Saturday, July 11, 2015. We investigated how these and other animals spend our North Carolina summers. For more about the great work Theresa’s organization does, check out www.ncwf.org.   If you’d like to stay […]

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WOW-Birds!

Posted on 12. Jul, 2015 by .

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WOW hosted the local chapter of the Audubon Society at the Farmers’ Market on Saturday

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WOW-Environmental Art

Posted on 22. Jun, 2015 by .

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Environmental Art can mean being creative with mud and mulch among other things.

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WOW- Nature Walk in Davidson!

Posted on 14. Jun, 2015 by .

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A group of WOW families went on a nature walk led by naturalists Matt Shaw and Rob Van Epps.

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WOW-A visit to the Davidson College Campus Arboretum

Posted on 10. May, 2015 by .

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A group of families explored the Davidson College Arboretum

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WOW-How are Rocks like Legos?

Posted on 20. Apr, 2015 by .

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“How Rocks Are Like Legos” We saw and touched all kinds of different kinds of rocks. We learned where extrusive and intrusive rocks are formed and the how that affects the size of the crystals. We made “rocks” out of legos, “salt crystals” out of marshmallows and toothpicks, and tested the hardness of minerals. Thank […]

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WOW-Herpetology Lab Outing!

Posted on 16. Feb, 2015 by .

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Some lucky families had a visit to the Davidson College Herpetology Lab!

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WOW-Spider Outing!

Posted on 21. Oct, 2014 by .

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Where do spiders live? What do they eat? and How do they spin their webs?

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