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Envirocaching Everyone is Invited

February 13, 2016, 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

February 14, 2016, 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, Febr… more

Love Birds Everyone is Invited

February 14, 2016, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

February 13 & 14 As we turn our minds and hearts to Valentine’s Day, let us take a moment to consider and investigate love and courtship in the feathered world. Learn more at 12 30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Wild Wednesday: Cold-Blooded Companions Everyone is Invited

February 17, 2016, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

While not always known to be the most snuggly, many reptiles, amphibians and fish work together to find food, avoid predation and survive. Slither, crawl and swim right in to the amazing world of ectotherms at 12:30 p.m.… more

Unique Alligators Everyone is Invited

February 21, 2016, 12:30pm Great Hall

February 20 & 21 While most cold-blooded creatures are not known for caring relationships and loving parenting, you may be surprised to find that alligator mamas are the best. Learn more at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatr… more

Wild Wednesday: Invertebrate Interactions Everyone is Invited

February 24, 2016, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

From snails and worms to insects and spiders, please join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre as we explore these bizarre and amazing creatures and how they get along, or not, with each other. … more

Merit Badge Workshop: Geocaching Boy Scout Merit Badges

February 27, 2016, 10:00am

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum Naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. Date: Saturday, February 27 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $20 (includes Museum admis… more

Guided Nature Walk Everyone is Invited

February 27, 2016, 10:15am Paw Paw Nature Trail

Join us on the fourth Saturday of each month for an educational walk around the Paw Paw Nature Trail with a naturalist to discover the beauty and diversity of the bottomland forest habitat. Date: Saturday, February 27 … more

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