Tag Archives: family activity

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-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-Nature walk at Fisher Farm

Posted on 25. Jul, 2016 by .

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Spiders, beetles, snails, cicadas, ants, slugs, millipedes — we discovered them all, and then some. Kids and adults were fascinated as Corey Sperling showed us each critter’s unique features, explaining how they lived and adapted to the forest. One especially memorable moment was watching a little boy who had gathered a daddy long-legs in his […]

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WOW-Nature Hike!

Posted on 09. Jun, 2016 by .

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On Saturday June 4 WOW welcomed a group of families to a hike in the West Branch Nature Preserve.

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WOW- Nature Walk!

Posted on 26. May, 2016 by .

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WOW is offering a wetland nature walk on June 4. This outing is for children with their family.

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WOW-What’s in the creek?

Posted on 18. May, 2016 by .

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Some WOW families enjoyed a visit to West Branch Nature Preserve with Theresa Moor.

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WOW-Natural Easter Egg Dye

Posted on 18. Mar, 2016 by .

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You can make your own Easter Egg dye from natural products.

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WOW-a visit to the Herpetology Lab

Posted on 03. Feb, 2016 by .

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Salamanders, snakes and snapping turtles-WOW!

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WOW with The Raptor Center at the Farmers’ Market!

Posted on 19. Nov, 2015 by .

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WOW will host The Raptor Center at the Market Saturday Nov. 21

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