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Upcoming Events

Wild Wednesday: Stinky, Stinky Skunk Everyone is Invited

July 29, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Skunks may have a bad reputation for being stinky, but for good reason. Meet our resident skunk and learn about their offensive defense at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Bat Attack Everyone is Invited

August 2, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

August 1 & 2 Investigate bats and their amazing senses by playing a game where you might be the bat or you might be the moth! Afterward, make your own bat mobile (not the superhero kind) to take home. The fun starts… more

Wild Wednesday: Marvelous Mammal Senses Everyone is Invited

August 5, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Explore the amazing diversity of our local mammals and discover the senses that allow them to survive and thrive in our area. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Wisdom of the Woods: Amazing Animal Adaptations Everyone is Invited

August 5, 2015, 7:00pm

Animals have adapted some pretty amazing heightened senses in order to survive in the amazing and complex wild world. Join Charlotte Nature Museum director and naturalist Marvin Bouknight for a presentation about how som… more

School of Ants Everyone is Invited

August 7, 2015, 1:00pm

The School of Ants project is a citizen-scientist driven study of the ants that live in urban areas, particularly around homes and schools. Help us collect information on different species of ants so that we can make det… more

Envirocaching Everyone is Invited

August 8, 2015, 1:00pm Great Hall

Join our naturalists every second Saturday of the month where GPS exploration and scavenger hunt meet! You’ll use a GPS unit to track down and discover many of our environmental treasures, as well as learn more about the… more

Monthly Bird Walk Everyone is Invited

August 9, 2015, 8:00am

Join us on the second Sunday of each month for a walk around the Museum and Freedom Park to discover birds that can be seasonally or permanently found in and around Charlotte and the surrounding areas. Date: Sunday, Augu… more

Nature Trading Project Everyone is Invited

August 9, 2015, 12:30pm Great Hall

August 8 & 9 Stop by the Trading Post today and talk "swap" with a Naturalist. Bring in a found natural object to earn points. Earn more points by learning all about your object! Exchange your points for another natural … more

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