14th Annual Run for Green

The fourteenth annual Run for Green benefits the Davidson Lands Conservancy. It is a morning of races that support our efforts to protect natural areas, open spaces, and greenways/trails.  This year’s Run for Green will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 and will again feature a half-marathon, 10K, and 5K.  We are also excited to bring back the […]

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Celebrate International Mud Day!

Hosted by World of Wonder and Woodland Discovery, this FUN and MESSY event will keep you COOL this weekend! Saturday, June 29; 9am to 11am Free! All Ages! No registration required! At Woodland Discovery 8755 Poplar Tent Road (Concord; next to Davidson) www.woodlanddiscovery.org   “Join others around the globe in a day of splashing, rolling, […]

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West Branch Nature Preserve Hike

Co-Sponsored by: Town of Davidson Parks & Recreation, Davidson Lands Conservancy, Cornelius Parks & Recreation, and Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists Outdoor Adventures: Spring Stroll – West Branch Nature Preserve The Davidson Parks and Recreation Department and the Cornelius PARC Department are pleased to offer a wonderful variety of hikes this spring, led by local naturalists […]

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Davidson Tour de Trees (by bicycle)

Co-Sponsored by: Town of Davidson Parks & Recreation, Davidson Lands Conservancy, Cornelius Parks & Recreation, and Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists Join us for a leisurely guided bike ride to explore a variety of trees in downtown Davidson, along the greenway, and in nearby neighborhoods. Learn about native, historic and unusual trees during this guided tour […]

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Foraging Fun With Kathleen McIntyre

Come learn the basics about foraging and the wild abundance of herbs, food, and natural medicine in our backyards.  There are many herbs that are perfect for healing bee stings, ant and bug bites, as well as to snack on to help keep you healthy. We’ll forage in a local garden to see what we discover and learn […]

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Statewide Stargazing Party

Explore the wonders of astronomy and the night sky at “The Moon and Beyond,” presented by The Davidson College Physics Department and Society of Physics Students. […]

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Hummingbirds!

If you enjoy watching hummingbirds at your feeder in the summer it’s not too soon to put the feeders out.  There have been some reported sightings of Ruby Throated Hummingbirds in North Carolina already. It’s best to use nectar you prepare rather than using the kind with red dye.  To prepare your own Hummingbird Nectar […]

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Spotted Salamanders and More!

WOW Thanks: Allen Lloyd For “In Search of the Spotted Salamander” Spotted and dusky salamanders were found and admired last Sunday, February 24. Other animals made our acquaintance, including a number of frogs and a very friendly box turtle. Inspections were made of the local beaver’s handiwork: a very busy one, we all agreed! Thank […]

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