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Walk among free-flying butterflies in Butterfly Pavilion, observe live animals in Creature Cavern, buzz by Insect Alley, hang out in Our Big Backyard or explore the Paw Paw Nature Trail in the 100-year-old forest. While focusing on ages 3 - 7, ever-changing, hands-on programming provides the opportunity for structured learning and informal play for kids of all ages. Plan your visit today.

Upcoming Events

Citizen Science Friday: The Great Pollinator Project May 6, 2016 Great Hall

Join in the research to find how often bees are visiting certain plants at our facility and then take the information with you to try at home. Learn more at 1:00 p.m. in the Great Hall. …

Envirocaching May 7, 2016
Monthly Bird Walk May 8, 2016


Volunteers make a difference during Earth Month April 08, 2016

In celebration of Earth month, Earth Share North Carolina gathered organizations from all around the city for Charlotte’s first Corporate Challenge. Under the guidance of the North Carolina Audubon an…

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