Tag Archives: davidson lands conservancy

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-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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WOW-Stargazing at Fisher Farm!

Posted on 25. Oct, 2016 by .

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October 22 was a great night for Stargazing at Fisher Farm

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WOW-Carolina Thread Trail!

Posted on 10. Oct, 2016 by .

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A group of families with children enjoyed a walk along part of the Carolina Thread Trail.

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WOW-Dr. Grant, Where do spiders hide?

Posted on 28. Sep, 2016 by .

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Thanks to Dr. David Grant for leading a great WOW outing, on Sept. 24, focused on spiders.

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WOW-Take a Child Outside Week!

Posted on 26. Sep, 2016 by .

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Sept. 24-30 is Take a Child Outside Week.

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WOW-What’s this strange thing?

Posted on 30. Jul, 2016 by .

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Summer after a rain is a good time to look for fungi or mushrooms.

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