NCWF Upcoming Events

Current Affairs in Marine Fisheries Web Series: Shrimp Trawling

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 The devastating impact of shrimp trawling on marine fisheries demands urgent and immediate action and a new approach to managing North Carolina waters to protect the creatures and people who depend on them, now and for generations to come.

Island Wildlife Chapter (Carolina Beach)

The Ecology and Conservation of Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the chapter and biologist Carson Wood for a presentation on the federally endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers…

Carolina Beach State Park Bird Walk

April 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Join the chapter for a socially-distant bird walk to enjoy the birds of Carolina Beach State…

Calendar of Events

Aquatic Considerations webinar with Union County Wildlife Chapter

Online/Virtual Event

Join the chapter for an exploration of wildlife management issues as seen through an aquatic lens with CC King, Regional Outreach Specialist for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC), including a discussion of contemporary concerns for Piedmont freshwater habitat. CC King trained in Environmental Education at Teton Science Schools’ Master’s level Professional Residency in Environmental Education.…

South Wake Conservationists Monthly Program

Harris Lake County Park 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill

Join the South Wake Conservationists chapter for their monthly meeting on the second Thursday of every month.

Tiger Farm Trees4Trash Planting in Hayesville, NC

Hosted by the NC Wildlife Federation in partnership with Mainspring Conservation Trust Join us to help plant 50 native trees and enhance riparian habitat for wildlife in Western North Carolina. NCWF's Trees4Trash program creates opportunities for community members to enhance and restore wildlife habitats through local cleanups that recover plastic and other trash from the…

Hummingbirds with Susan Campbell

Online/Virtual Event

Join the Island Wildlife Chapter for an educational webinar on Hummingbirds in North Carolina with guest speaker and leading hummingbird researcher Susan Campbell. If you are unable to attend the webinar at the scheduled time, you may still register to receive a recording of the presentation at a later time. Susan has been involved in…

Get to Know your NC Coastal Reserves: The Permuda Island and Rachel Carson Reserves

Online/Virtual Event

Join the Island Wildlife Chapter for an educational webinar on the NC Reserve System, featuring the Rachel Carson Reserve in Carteret County and Onslow County's Permuda Island Reserve with guest speaker, Paula Gillikin. Come learn about the defining characteristics of these unique and beautiful reserves! Paula Gillikin is an Environmental Specialist who manages two State…

Hawk Monthly Program

Online/Virtual Event

Animal Rehabilitation and Wildlife in Spring Spring is here! Amongst the new blooms and warmer weather, many of our furry friends are having their babies. Mammal moms are the best moms but sometimes their babies get separated or injured, maybe fall out of a tree or grabbed by a neighborhood cat. This is where the…

Introduction to Venus Flytraps and Their Current Status

Online/Virtual Event

Venus Flytrap Web Series #1: Introduction to Venus Flytraps and Their Current Status Come learn about the Venus flytraps of NC and the current status of this unique carnivorous plant with Dr. Johnny Randall of the NC Botanical Garden and flytrap researcher and inventory coordinator, Laura Hamon.

Current Affairs in Marine Fisheries Web Series: Southern Flounder

Southern flounder is an iconic fish of North Carolina and the most valuable finfish for both commercial and recreational fishing interests in the state. From the adoption of the Fisheries Reform Act by the N.C. General Assembly in 1997 to the year 2019 commercial landings have decreased in North Carolina by 81%. This first webinar…

Management and Conservation of Sea Turtles

The chapter hosts Dr. Matthew Godfrey a biologist of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission to learn about one of the state’s most beloved animals: sea turtles. This presentation will cover management practices and conservation efforts taking place here in North Carolina to help protect sea turtles that visit our shores. Dr. Matthew Godfrey is a…

South Wake Conservationists Monthly Program

Harris Lake County Park 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill

Join the South Wake Conservationists chapter for their monthly meeting on the second Thursday of every month.

Trees4Trash Native Tree Planting

Join the South Wake Conservationists at Prairie Ridge Ecostation for a Trees4Trash planting event. The trees will be planted within the arboretum. Masks and social distancing are required and all safety protocols will be followed. Limited to the first 25 participants registered. Register Today!

Carolina Beach Trees4Trash Cleanup

Join the Island Wildlife Chapter and Plastic Ocean Project for a Trees4Trash clean up and beach sweep in Carolina Beach.

Introduction to Fly Fishing

McGalliard Falls Valdese

Join the Catawba River Wildlife Coalition (CRWC) in a fly fishing lesson. More details to come. Presentation at 5:30 and fly fishing at 6pm. Table Rock Trout Unlimited Chapter #219 will assist us with experts! Where: McGalliard Falls, Valdese, NC

Birding Basics with Lauren Pharr

Online/Virtual Event

The Island Wildlife Chapter hosts ornithologist and science communicator Lauren Pharr for a presentation on birding basics. This event is free and open to the public. All those who register using this form prior to the event will receive a recording. Lauren Pharr is an ornithologist and a PhD student at North Carolina State University…

Pollution and Climate Change Impact on Wildlife

Join the Charlotte Wildlife Stewards program chapter (formerly CROWN) meeting on the second Tuesday of the Month. Join us for a talk on the impact of pollution and climate issues with June Blotnick. She will discuss the current state of air quality in the Charlotte region, health impacts of pollution on human and plant health,…

Pollinator Gardening in the Piedmont

Pollinators are in essential part of our ecosystem. As cities and towns continue to grow it’s more important than ever to ensure pollinators have sources of food, shelter and places to reproduce. Want to know how you can help these creatures in different stages of their life cycles? Join Madison Ohmen, Conservation Coordinator with NC…

Management of Venus Flytraps on Public and Private Lands

Learn more about management efforts and techniques on public and private land with Andy Wood, the Director of Coastal Plain Conservation Group and a private landowner in Pender County, and Lesley Starke, the NC Plant Conservation Manager of the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at Boiling Springs Nature Preserve. Register Today