Posted on 13 October 2011.
SOURCE: Davidson Lands Conservanc
Campers enjoyed a bonfire at Fisher Farm Park Saturday at the Davidson Lands Conservancy's campout. (Davidson Lands Conservancy)
More than 75 people enjoyed a day of family fun – from nature hikes to skits to readings around a campfire – during the Davidson Lands Conservancy’s ‘Saturday in the Park’ family campout at Fisher Farm Park, off Shearers Road.
Activities started in the afternoon with a nature hike led by David Grant, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Davidson College. Prof. Grant led adults and children through the meadows and streams of Fisher Farm, talking about the spiders than inhabit this 200-acre preserve on the east side of Davidson. Campers got to see a “Writing Spider” (so named because legend has it if this type of spider writes your name in its web, your death is imminent) wrap up a grasshopper that got caught up in its web. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, East Davidson, Environment, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, public spaces
Posted on 12 October 2011.
Daniel Brown presented a check to Davidson Volunteer Fire Department members (from left) Wilson Sadler, Carl Cormier, and Josh Pecklo, at Tuesday's Town Board meeting. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Firefighters from Davidson Volunteer Fire Department
on Tuesday night accepted a $6,500 check from the Brown family. That’s how much was raised at last August’s Barnstock,
a concert fundraiser at the family farm east of Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Life in Davidson, Mooresville, Photos, Public safety