Tag Archives: nature discovery
Posted on 16. Jan, 2017 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
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 […]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2016 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
OK, I’m a native Southerner, and we call these creatures lightning bugs. Nothing more fun on a hot summer evening than running around with your friends and catching a jar full of lightning bugs. Of course, you punch holes in the lid of the jar, and then you let them all go before you go […]
Posted on 25. Jan, 2016 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
In the early morning sky for the next few weeks there’s a chance to see five planets lining up in the sky and at times the moon joins them. This is a rare site and one visible early in the morning just before sunrise. Many of us are already up at this time of year […]