Summer is here and so are some new and exciting programs at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge! Do you want to learn more about red wolves, black bears, or waterfowl? Would you like the chance to see a live red wolf up close? Have you ever wondered, “What is a Pocosin anyways?” Join NCWF’s Refuge Volunteer & Program Coordinator, Sarah Watts, for one or more of these great refuge programs being offered throughout the summer. Programs begin on July 17th and run through September 28th, 2018. Please check out the summer schedule below or click here to view the flyer about Pocosin Lakes NWR summer programming.

Tuesdays at 10:30 to 11:30 am – What’s for Dinner?
What’s on a wolf’s dinner menu and how do wolves fit into the food chain.

Thursdays at 5:30 to 6:30 pm – How to Talk Like a Wolf
Do wolves really howl at the moon? Come to this program and find out!

Fridays at 2:30 to 3:30 pm – Red Wolf 101
Red wolf basics and all the red wolf fun facts you could want.

Weekly red wolf programs will be held at the Red Wolf Education and Health Center located one mile south on Highway 94 in Columbia, NC

Just coming to Pocosin Lakes NWR for a quick visit? Then, drop by one of our Saturday Pop-in Programs! Special topic information and activities are available on select Saturdays between 10 am and 3 pm. All Pop-in Programs will be held at the Walter B. Jones Sr. Center for the Sounds in Columbia, NC. So “pop” on by and take a look!

· July 28th – Red Wolves

· August 11th – Black Bears

· August 25th – Reptiles and Amphibians

· Sept. 8th – What’s a Pocosin?

· Sept. 22nd – Duck, Duck, Goose

For more information about these and other refuge programs, please contact Sarah Watts by phone at 252-796-3004 or by email at, or visit the Walter B. Jones Sr. Center for the Sounds located in Columbia, NC. Please contact the refuge office at 252-796-3004 two weeks prior to the event if you require special accommodations in order to participate..