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Wild Wednesday: Backyard Pollinators Everyone is Invited

September 2, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Learn all about how plants and insects have not only “grown up together” but really depend on one another at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Wisdom of the Woods: Raptor Rapture Everyone is Invited

September 2, 2015, 7:00pm Dragonfly Theatre

Raptors are powerful and efficient predators, feeding on a variety of prey such as reptiles, fish, birds, mammals, even other raptors. Join us for a presentation about the biology of these amazing birds and the struggles… more

Citizen Science Friday: Hawk Watch Everyone is Invited

September 4, 2015, 1:00pm Great Hall

Thousands and thousands of raptors such as hawks, owls and falcons migrate south this time of year. Hawkwatch is a systematic and organized effort to collect migration count data about diurnal raptors. Join us at 1:00 p.… more

Educator Saturdays in September Educators Only

September 5, 2015, All Day

FREE Museum admission for educators plus one guest Educators are invited to visit on Saturdays in September (beginning September 5) free of charge. Experience the wonder of science at Discovery Place, the beauty of … more

Bees, Please Everyone is Invited

September 6, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

September 5 & 6 Take a look into the buzzing world of bees. We'll discover how they depend on plants and just how the plants and humans depend on them. Afterward, we'll wrap up with a pollination game. Join the fun … more

Educator Saturdays in September Educators Only

September 12, 2015, All Day

FREE Museum admission for educators plus one guest Educators are invited to visit on Saturdays in September (beginning September 5) free of charge. Experience the wonder of science at Discovery Place, the beauty of … more

Envirocaching Everyone is Invited

September 12, 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

September 13, 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, Sept… more

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