Tag Archives: world of wonder
Posted on 17. Nov, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
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 [...]
Posted on 09. Oct, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Humans have always been fascinated by the night sky. The ancients described the sky in terms of the patterns of stars we know as constellations. In the modern age we know a lot more about stars and planets and about the vastness of the universe. But even so we wonder and are amazed by what [...]
Posted on 22. Jul, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
So what’s that sound? Is it a cricket, a bird, a frog, a cicada, a katydid? A Katydid? What’s that? One thing that I really enjoy about summer is the variety of insect sounds that you can hear in our area. A quick response to the noise you hear might be “that’s a cicada” but [...]
Posted on 15. Jul, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
Theresa Allen, manager of the Farm of Davidson College, introduced us to this 3-plus-acre farm which provides naturally-grown, local produce to Davidson College students. We saw tiny seeds and then the produce they produced: lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, squash, melons, strawberries, and herbs. We watched worms composting, planted sunflower seeds to take home, and munched on [...]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2013 by Davidson Lands Conservancy.
On July 13 how about trying out our treasure hunt at the Farmer’s Market. We want to use this as an opportunity to introduce you to the fun hobby called Letterboxing. This activity developed out of something a man in England did. In 1854 James Perrot put his calling card in a bottle and then [...]