Family Wildlife Series programs are open to all ages (unless otherwise noted), although information and activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Fee: $3/person or $5/family (unless otherwise noted)
Preregistration is required for Family Wildlife Series Programs. To check for space availability, you may call the Blue Jay Center for Environmental Education at 919-870-4330. To register, you will need to submit a completed registration form and payment by mail or in person.
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Saturday, May 28, 2–3:30 p.m.
Enjoy some activities and go on a short hike to learn about the special connection between these cheerful-looking birds and the Bluebirds Trails that brought bluebird population numbers back from the brink. All ages welcome but not stroller friendly.One Small Pond
Monday, May 30, 10–11 a.m.
Blue Jay’s pond is teeming with life! Get up close and personal with amphibians and aquatic macro invertebrates as you learn about the producers, consumers and decomposers that keep the food chain going in this tiny pond. Family program for ages 5 and up, please.Compost Carnival
Saturday, June 11, 2–3 p.m.
One of the Laws of Ecology is that "everything has to go somewhere." Learn "the rotten truth" about the components needed to reduce organic matter to the nutrients needed to make good soil. You'll have a great time while you are doing it!June Bugs, Japanese Beetles and Just Plain Bugs!
Saturday, June 18, 10–11 a.m.
Munching machines or tiny predators from paradise? Learn about backyard insects, both native and exotic, and how they can work for you and against you.