Tag Archives: butterflies
Posted on 31. May, 2015 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
National Pollinator week will be June 15-21 this year. The Monarch butterfly pictured above was rescued from a local patch of milkweed about to be mowed. Butterflies are some of our most attractive insects and are important as pollinators of many plants. Butterflies that drink the nectar of plants also carry the pollen on their […]
Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Join us for the Davidson Land Conservancy Annual Meeting, Sunday, Nov 2, 2:00 – 5:00 at The Pines at Davidson, 400 Avinger Lane, in Davidson. Everyone is invited for a lively show on local butterflies presented by Nora Aker, co-owner of All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm from High Point, NC. Following a brief business session, we will […]
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 22. Aug, 2012 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Davidson is home to many pollinators including various species of bees, wasps, and butterflies and a few species of flies, beetles, birds and bats. What is pollination and why is it important? Pollination allows for plant fertilization through the transfer of pollen in between flowers and is critical to successful seed and fruit production. Pollinators […]
Posted on 06. Jun, 2011 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
School is out for some and will be out for all soon. Parents are often looking for projects to keep their children involved over the summer. Citizen Science projects might be just what you are looking for. Through the internet it is possible to be a part of projects that are national and international. And […]