Headcount

Every year, birdwatchers around the world take part in one of the most spectacular wildlife-related events in the world. The Great Backyard Bird Count is held annually in the middle of February (this year it ran from the 17th to the 20th) as a way for the National Audubon Society—an organization devoted to the study […]

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The 13th Annual Green Ball is March 18th!

Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Green Ball on March 18th at Davidson College!  Hosted by Davidson College Environmental Action Coalition, the 13th annual Green Ball is a night of dancing, fun and fundraising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy—a local non-profit land trust that works to protect natural open space in the Town of Davidson—and […]

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Perfect day for our Annual Meeting

Last Sunday, November 6th, we hosted our 16th Annual Meeting for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. About 40 folks gathered at Erwin Lodge on the edge of Davidson College’s campus to celebrate DLC’s past year. The meeting was led by incoming Board President, John Burke, and we heard reports from various Board committees who shared what they […]

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Run for Green 2016 Was a Runaway Success!

The 11th annual Run for Green half-marathon, 10K and 5K held in Davidson on September 17th was an unqualified success.  Mother Nature blessed us with excellent weather, and over 750 runners took to the streets and greenways of Davidson. With support from our presenting sponsor MSC Industrial Supply of Davidson, as well as Ingersoll-Rand, Omega […]

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WOW-Nature walk at Fisher Farm

Spiders, beetles, snails, cicadas, ants, slugs, millipedes — we discovered them all, and then some. Kids and adults were fascinated as Corey Sperling showed us each critter’s unique features, explaining how they lived and adapted to the forest. One especially memorable moment was watching a little boy who had gathered a daddy long-legs in his […]

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Lightning bugs or Fireflies?

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 […]

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