Posts Tagged: National Wildlife Refuge

International Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day At Alligator River Refuge

“Helping Birds Along the Way” is the theme for this year’s International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), the only international education program that celebrates the migration of nearly 350 bird species between their nesting habitats...

"Lunch Tiime" by Nancy Haddock

Photography Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island is hosting a series of Wildlife and Wetlands of Eastern North Carolina Art Expos throughout the year, and the next Expo will open with an...

Join us next Thursday, September 29 at 7pm for a fun and educational presentation about humpback whales, a Hawaiian Sanctuary, and the joys of volunteering. (photo: Terry Mitchell)

Wildlife Refuge Hosting Humpback Whale Program

 On Thursday night, September 29th at 7pm at the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center for an intriguing program about Humpback whales and the Humpback Whale Sanctuary in Maui.   Refuge Volunteer Terry Mitchell also volunteers...

Red wolves (photo by Greg Koch)

Celebrate International Wolf Awareness Week

International Wolf Awareness Week will be celebrated at the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center, located at 100 Conservation Way on Roanoke Island, with singer/songwriter and naturalist Terri Bocklund. Cry Wolf is a free, one-hour...

Painting by Frank DuVal, titled "Osprey", after a photograph by Eve Turek.

Fall Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island National Wildlife Refuge

Throughout the year, the  National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island hosts a series of Art Expos featuring various artforms focusing on Wildlife and Wildlands of Eastern North Carolina. The Fall Art Expo will open...

Young Explorers is among the many summer programs offered at National Wildlife Refuges loated on the Outer Banks. (photo: USFWS/Heffley)

Summer Programs Announced At Outer Banks Wildlife Refuges

This summer you are invited to get outside and enjoy your Outer Banks national wildlife refuges. Summer programs started on Tuesday, June 2, and will continue through Friday, August 28.  Read on for the full schedule...

Paddling exploration adventures are offered at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. (photo: USFWS/Rock)

Pea Island Wildlife Refuge Paddling Exploration Offered

This summer, from June through August, you are invited to paddling and exploration adventures at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.  The National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island is open Monday through Saturday,...

Soundside fire on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, taken from west of Wanchese on May 18 at approximately 5pm. (photo by Frankie Powers)

Soundside Fire on Alligator River Refuge Reaches 100 Acres

At approximately 4:30 pm yesterday, smoke was reported on the sound shore north of Point Peter Road and south of Callahan’s Creek on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.  Refuge and NC Forest Service personnel...

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on May 9, 2015 at Alligator River Wildlife Refuge

Celebrate Migratory Bird Day At Alligator River Refuge

You are invited to the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with an open air tram tour this Saturday, May 9, from 9am to 12pm.   You can hop on...

"Pond Life" by Susan Dixon

Spring Wildlife Art Expo Opening Reception Announced

The Opening Reception for the Spring Wildlife Art Expo is scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2015 from 5 – 8 PM at the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island.  The reception is...

Pam Ponce's photo of the Lateral West and South One fires, titled "Winter Silence" will be among the work displayed at the Spring Wildlife/ Wildlands Art Expo at the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island this Friday evening from 5 - 8 pm.  The event is free; the public is invited. (photo by Pam Ponce)

Spring Wildlife And Wildlands Art Expo Opens

The National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island hosts a series of Wildlife and Wildlands of Eastern North Carolina Art Expos throughout the year. The Refuge invites local artists to exhibit their work...