Tag Archives: butterflies

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-Pollinator Gardens!

Posted on 22. Feb, 2016 by .

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Pollinators are attracted to native plants. It’s a good idea to include native plants in your yard.

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WOW-National Pollinator Week- June 15 – 21-focus on Monarchs

Posted on 31. May, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Davidson Lands Conservancy Annual Meeting is this Sunday!

Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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WOW-Pollinators!

Posted on 10. Jun, 2014 by .

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Pollinators are animals that spread pollen from flowers so that plants can reproduce.

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WOW-Butterflies and More!

Posted on 08. Sep, 2013 by .

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WOW sponsored an event at Fisher Farm Park where we learned more about Butterflies and other insects.

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WOW- bugs, bees and butterflies!

Posted on 06. May, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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WOW-Bugs, Bees and Butterflies!

Posted on 22. Apr, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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Buzz Buzz…Pollinators in your backyard!

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Citizen Science- stay engaged this summer

Posted on 06. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 […]

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