Tag Archives: davidson lands conservancy

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-New web links for children and their parents.

Posted on 11. Jul, 2018 by .

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WOW received a nice email from someone who visited our website while searching for information with a group of children. The particular blog post was several years old and some of the links no longer work, so, I thought it might be good to have a new post about links I want to share. The […]

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WOW-Coyotes!

Posted on 08. Jul, 2018 by .

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Coyotes are members of the canine or dog family.  They are related to wolves, foxes and domestic dogs but they are distinct. Coyotes are primarily carnivores but will eat fruit, vegetables and just about anything they can find when they are hungry.  They are smaller than gray wolves and red wolves but larger than foxes.  […]

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WOW-Beavers!

Posted on 19. Jun, 2018 by .

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Beavers are considered a Keystone Species and they are living in the West Branch Nature Preserve.

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WOW-The Sense of Wonder

Posted on 01. Jun, 2018 by .

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Rachel Carson was an influential writer of the mid-twentieth century who understood the importance of developing a sense of wonder in children.

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WOW-World Bee Day!

Posted on 01. May, 2018 by .

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The United Nations has adopted a resolution declaring May 20 as World Bee Day

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WOW-Native Bees!

Posted on 01. Apr, 2018 by .

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Native bees play an important role in pollination.

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WOW-McDowell Nature Preserve

Posted on 21. Mar, 2018 by .

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Visit one of our county nature preserves.

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WOW: Salamander Outing!

Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 by .

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Some families went on an outing searching for spotted salamanders.

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WOW-How do birds stay warm in the winter?

Posted on 26. Jan, 2018 by .

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Birds have strategies to cope with cold weather.

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