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WOW- Stargazing Canceled but watch for the Lunar Eclipse!

Posted on 04. Oct, 2014 by .

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Stargazing was canceled but look for the Lunar Eclipse!

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Stargazing Canceled

Posted on 02. Oct, 2014 by .

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Friday’s weather forecast means we need to cancel our Stargazing event.

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WOW-Dragonflies!

Posted on 16. Aug, 2014 by .

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Dragonflies and damselflies are interesting aquatic insects. They are also beautiful!

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WOW- Crepuscular Animals!

Posted on 10. Aug, 2014 by .

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Crepuscular animals are active at twilight.

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WOW-National Moth Week!

Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by .

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National Moth Week and a recent Moth Night are opportunities to learn about Moths.

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WOW-What lives in a Meadow?

Posted on 13. Jul, 2014 by .

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It’s amazing to think about all the things you might find in a meadow.

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WOW- Bees, the Great Pollinators!

Posted on 28. Jun, 2014 by .

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European Honey Bees and native bees are important pollinators.

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WOW- Frogs and toads in our Backyard!

Posted on 18. Jun, 2014 by .

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Frogs and Toads in our Backyard WOW was honored to welcome back Ms. Theresa Morr of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, last Saturday at the Davidson Farmer’s Market. Did you know that populations of frogs and toads are diminishing in our area? Do you know how you can help? Theresa demonstrated how to build a […]

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WOW-National Pollinator Week- focus on Monarchs

Posted on 17. Jun, 2014 by .

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This week is National Pollinator Week: Pollinator week: http://www.pollinator.org/pollinator_week_2014.htm Butterflies are some of our most attractive insects and are important as pollinators of many plants. Butterflies that drink the nectar of plants also carry the pollen on their bodies and therefore help with pollination. One butterfly in particular, has attracted a lot of attention because […]

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WOW- Nature Numbers!

Posted on 16. Jun, 2014 by .

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This past Saturday was WOW’s Nature Numbers outing. We explored the fascinating world of nature numbers. We discovered the Fibonacci sequence in pinecones, pineapples, daisies, and flowers we found on the greenway. We also discovered fractals – in ferns, Queen Anne’s lace, and various plants growing along the walkway. At the end of our walk, […]

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