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 23, 2–3:30 p.m.
Hands-on frogs (or tadpoles at least!) will star in this day's activities. We will practice some frog calls, learn about frog life cycles and food chains, and then search for frogs and tadpoles in the Blue Jay Pond.
"Leaf" it to Me
Monday, May 25, 9:30–11 a.m.
Learn what trees need to grow, and "leaf" knowing how to ID common trees by their new spring foliage. Enjoy a walk in the park and get acquainted with some of our favorite trees.
Just Winging It
Saturday, June 13, 9:30–11 a.m.
Learn about the intricacies of bird behavior as you bird watch in a new way!
Saturday, June 20, 2–3:30 p.m.
Compost is black gold! Learn what compost is and why it's so valuable, while you get up close and personal with worms and create a mini worm composting bin to take home.