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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12th Annual Green Ball is March 12th!

Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual Green Ball on March 12th at Davidson College!  Hosted by Davidson College’s Environmental Action Coalition, the Green Ball is a night of dancing, fun and fund-raising for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The dance runs from 7:30-10:30 in the Lilly Family Gallery of Chambers Hall on the Davidson Campus.  The […]

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Native Bees

Bees are probably the most important insects to the human experience. It goes without saying, then, that the epidemic of “colony collapse disorder” affecting honeybee populations around the world is making headlines and becoming the subject of TV documentaries. In 2013, the average beekeeper lost 45% of his or her colonies over the course of […]

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