Tag Archives: world of wonder

WOW- Birds are nesting!

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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Spring is the start of nesting time for birds.

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WOW- Stargazing Canceled!

Posted on 30. Mar, 2014 by .

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Stargazing at Fisher Farm this Friday, April 4.

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WOW- Coal Ash Spill in North Carolina

Posted on 09. Mar, 2014 by .

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A coal ash spill in the Dan River can have lasting impact on the food chain in and around the river.

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WOW- Davidson Herpetology Lab!

Posted on 17. Feb, 2014 by .

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WOW paid a visit to the Davidson College Herpetology Lab.

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WOW- Animals in the winter.

Posted on 12. Feb, 2014 by .

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How do animals survive in the winter?

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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- Bird Outing!

Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by .

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Thanks to Mark Stanback, Ornithologist from Davidson College, for spending time Saturday morning explaining some of his research concerning bluebirds and brown-headed nuthatches. Over 50 participants attended.  He pointed out that bluebirds often bully nuthatches out of nest boxes, and thus the reason to install boxes with a smaller hole that bluebirds cannot enter. Mecklenburg […]

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WOW- Brown-headed Nuthatch!

Posted on 18. Jan, 2014 by .

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Brown-headed nuthatch’s are native to the Southern US and are loosing their habitat due to urbanization.

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WOW- Through The Horse’s eyes.

Posted on 17. Nov, 2013 by .

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WOW’s most recent outing provided kids and parents a chance to learn how our body language can communicate and build a relationship with horses – and they saw it in action with the horses at Triple Play Farm. Kris Batchelor has an incredible ability to communicate with horses, and kids got a chance to try it […]

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WOW- Why do leaves change color in the fall?

Posted on 04. Nov, 2013 by .

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Have you ever wondered why leaves change color in the fall?

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