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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2016 by .

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The Great Backyard Bird Count is Feb. 12-15.

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WOW-Nesting Birds!

Posted on 16. Apr, 2015 by .

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The birds are nesting. Maybe you can learn more about what’s going on in the nests.

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WOW-It’s the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 12. Feb, 2015 by .

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This weekend, Feb. 13-Feb 16, is President’s Day weekend and that means it’s time for the Great Backyard Bird Count. This is an easy way to participate in Citizen Science in your own yard or neighborhood. The GBBC was started in 1998 and is organized by The Cornell School of Ornithology and The Audubon Society. […]

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 10. Feb, 2014 by .

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This weekend, Feb. 14-17, is the annual Great Backyard Bird Count.  This event offers anyone an opportunity to participate in Citizen Science.  All you need is 15 minutes or more of your time and the ability to identify the birds you see.  Don’t know a lot about birds?  That’s ok.  Get a field guide to […]

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count in progress!

Posted on 16. Feb, 2013 by .

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It’s happening right now!  The Great Backyard Bird Count is this weekend.  You can go to this website- http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc/ to submit your count and to see what others are doing.  And, as promised, we have pictures from the local area. New birders Michele and Arielle Trovanto sent me pictures they made this morning!  And I’m including […]

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WOW! Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by .

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This weekend Feb. 15-18, is the Great Backyard Bird Count.  Every year on President’s Day Weekend people all over North America count the birds in their yard, their neighborhood, a park or any place they like.  This year the count is open to people all over the world.  Here’s a link that can help you […]

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WOW Winter Beauty at Lake Davidson Nature Preserve

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by .

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At our lovely Lake Davidson Nature Preserve there is a stand of American Beech trees(Fagus Grandifolia). This tree is native to the east in the United States and southern Canada. It grows to 60 to 80 feet and has a rounded crown. The leaves are oval with a tip and saw-toothed edges. Beech trees produce […]

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WOW Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 07. Feb, 2012 by .

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 Look for WOW at the Davidson Farmer’s Market on Saturday Feb. 11.  We’ll be there promoting The Great Backyard Bird Count which  is always held Presidents’ Day Weekend.  This year that will be February 17-20.  This is an opportunity for people of all ages to be a part of Citizen Science.  You can count in your […]

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The DLC Brings Birding to Life!

Posted on 17. May, 2011 by .

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Rob Van Epps of the Davidson Lands Conservancy led a bird watching hike at Fisher Farm Park in Davidson, North Carolina on Saturday, May 14th.  Adults and children alike enjoyed a misty yet beautiful morning hiking through this 200 acre jewel on the east side of Davidson.  Several bird species were heard and seen, with […]

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Kids Pine for Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Posted on 08. Mar, 2011 by .

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Mr. Don West from Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists attended the Davidson Farmer’s Market on February 26 to share information and encouragement for individuals to certify their backyards through the National Wildlife Federation.  Their organization is trying to encourage certification for communities that surround Lake Norman to qualify as the largest “backyard habitat around a significant […]

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