Events

Tour of Green Swamp

Date: April 6, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM

Tour of Green Swamp

Join us Saturday, April 6 for a 2-hour walking tour of Green Swamp in Brunswick County, NC at 10:30 AM.   The Green Swamp Preserve protects more than 17,000 acres of diverse wetland habitats that are differentiated by variations in soil conditions, hydrology, and topography. The site supports populations of numerous rare species, including 21 species of orchids and 17 species of carnivorous plants. Contact Rick Savage (rick.savage@carolinawetlands.org) if you are interested in attending the tour.

It is recommended that participants wear waterproof shoes, bring water, snacks, and bug repellent.

Mud Day at Walnut Creek Wetland Center

Date: May 18, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Raleigh, NC

Mud Day at Walnut Creek Wetland Center

The event highlights the importance of wetlands, as well as the critical importance that healthy outdoor fun plays in a child’s development.


Activities will include two obstacle courses (one for preschoolers, and one for elementary age and older), soil painting, mud kitchen, clay art, water wall, dirt play, build-your-own log hotel, giant bubble wands, earth bracelets, fort building, and much more.