Tag Archives: family activity

WOW-Hummingbirds!

Posted on 22. Mar, 2019 by .

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If you enjoy watching hummingbirds at your feeder in the summer it’s not too soon to put the feeders out.  There have been some reported sightings of Ruby Throated Hummingbirds in North Carolina already. It’s best to use nectar you prepare rather than using the kind with red dye.  To prepare your own Hummingbird Nectar […]

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WOW-Spotted Salamanders and More!

Posted on 26. Feb, 2019 by .

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WOW Thanks: Allen Lloyd For “In Search of the Spotted Salamander”  Spotted and dusky salamanders were found and admired last Sunday, February 24. Other animals made our acquaintance, including a number of frogs and a very friendly box turtle. Inspections were made of the local beaver’s handiwork: a very busy one, we all agreed! Thank […]

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WOW-All about Spiders with Dr. David Grant.

Posted on 24. Sep, 2018 by .

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We discovered all kinds of spiders and spider webs. Kids and parents gathered spiders and insects in our little plastic containers, brought them to Dr. Grant for identification, and learned their names and their habits.  We all left with a deep appreciation for the wonder of spiders.  Thank you, Dr. Grant!

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WOW Thanks Rob Van Epps!

Posted on 20. Aug, 2018 by .

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For the WOW Outing “Butterflies, Bees, Bugs and Dragonflies”   Butterflies, bees, bugs and dragonflies—we saw them all, plus various birds and more (even an errant tree frog who came to our walk in one participants’ car!). Butterflies were out in force, enjoying the plant life at Abersham Park, even landing on us and joining […]

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WOW-National Wildlife Week!

Posted on 11. Mar, 2018 by .

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March 12-16 is National Wildlife Week

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count 2018!

Posted on 09. Feb, 2018 by .

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Every year during a weekend in Feb. people all over the world count birds for the Great Backyard Bird Count.

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WOW-Spiders!

Posted on 05. Oct, 2017 by .

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Dr. David Grant led another great spider outing for WOW families

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WOW-Butterflies, Bees, Bugs and Dragonflies!

Posted on 08. Aug, 2017 by .

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Some WOW families, led by Rob Van Epps, went on a nature walk looking for butterflies, bugs, bees and dragonflies. They found other things too and just enjoyed being in the natural world.

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WOW-Solar Eclipse!

Posted on 23. Jul, 2017 by .

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A solar eclipse will be visible in our area on August 21, 2017.

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WOW-Bluebirds!

Posted on 09. Jul, 2017 by .

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A group of WOW families learned about the nesting habits of Bluebirds and other birds on an outing sponsored by WOW

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