Each year more than 30,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities. We provide the opportunity for you to interact with entomologists and other scientists so you can continue learning about the fascinating world of bugs. We also feature Café Insecta, where the brave can sample buggy dishes prepared by local chefs. The best part is, it’s all free!
The festival features:
- Live music
- Interactive exhibits on recycling, falconry, vermicomposting, bow hunting, native wildlife, fire safety, water quality, gardening and much more
- Crafts and games
- Live animals such as hawks, snakes, turtles, owls and frogs
Join us for a day nature, music, and fun! All free.
Join us in North Carolina as we bring together experts in the field of living shorelines for an exciting two day workshop experience. Learn about emerging techniques, regulation, engaging your community, and more. Sponsored by Restore America’s Estuaries and NC Coastal Federation.
River Rally is the nation’s largest gathering of conservation professionals, packed with diverse topics, colleagues and friends and the resources you need to take your conservation skills further
Many communities from central North Carolina to the coast found their resilience tested in 2018.
Make plans now to join North Carolina Sea Grant, our researchers and partners from across the state to discuss a range of critical issues, including:
- Weather, storms and climate
- Community and ecosystem health
- Fisheries and aquaculture
- Planning and economics