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November 2018

I Spy- Acorns for Wildlife – Charlotte

November 10, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Discovery Place Nature, 1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC 28209 United States
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CROWN is pleased to support a program by Discovery Place Nature this Saturday at 12:30. We'll hike along the nature trail and look for acorns to collect for the North Carolina Wildlife Rehab Organization. Join us for this kid friendly connection with the wonders of nature!

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Environmental Leaders of the Greater Charlotte Region

November 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Discovery Place Nature, 1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC 28209 United States
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CROWN has gathered the executive directors from four leading environmental organizations to talk about their work and challenges. The organizations include Sustain Charlotte, Catawba Lands Conservancy, Clean Air Carolina, and Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation. They'll also take your questions. See our website for details. www.crowncharlotte.org

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(RESCHEDULED FROM 11/17, NEW DATE TBD) Help Us Plant Buttonbush Field Trip- Lake Norman

November 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Midway Marina, 8693 Highway 150
Terrell, NC United States
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(RESCHEDULED FROM 11/17 BECAUSE OF HIGH WATER LEVELS. DATE TO BE DETERMINED) Our final Lake Norman environmental outreach effort this year will be the island buttonbush planting on November 17, 2018 (Saturday).  We will be planting 300 buttonbushes around identified islands where wind and waves are eroding the shorelines. We will meet at the docks at Midway Marina (8693 Highway 150/Terrell, NC) at 9:30 AM. The weather in November is usually quite variable, but here are items we would recommend…

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Santa Paws in the Park- Cornelius

November 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Robbins Park, 17738 W Catawba Ave.
Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
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Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists Santa Paws is coming to Robbins Park! Be sure to join the Cornelius PARC Department, Davidson Parks and Recreation Department, Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists, and Presenting Sponsor, Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, on Saturday, November 17, for Santa Paws in the Park. This event will be held at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Avenue, from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Attendees and their pets will be able to enjoy photos with Santa, shop for unique dog gifts, and…

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Give Thanks for Wildlife Fundraiser- Concord

November 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
cabarrus brewing, 329 McGill Ave. NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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Join CWA at Cabarrus Brewing Company for an evening with friends and enjoy a catered Smoke Pit BBQ dinner, venison chili samplings by local firefighters, a commemorative beer glass with a drink ticket, and live music 'til close. All event proceeds will benefit programs supported by CWA including NC Hunters for the Hungry, Kids in Nature Day, Pollinator garden expansions, and wildlife education and habitat improvement. There are a limited number of tickets so be sure to get yours before…

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Wildlife Friendly Ornaments- Starmount Elementary

November 27, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Starmount Elementary School
Free

Come join the CROWN chapter and Great Outdoors University as they work alongside the Boys and Girls Club at Starmount Elementary to create ornaments for wildlife! These ornaments will include berry wreaths, bark butter pine cones and other edible treats. Contact Tara Moore (tara@ncwf.org) if you'd like to volunteer.

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December 2018

Snakes, what are they good for? – Matthews

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell Street
Matthews, NC 28105 United States
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Hosted by HAWK chapter SNAKES: What are they good for? Tuesday, December 4, 7PM Matthews Community Center Are all snakes dangerous? How can I tell if it is a copperhead? Can snakes help my garden? These and many more questions will be answered by Dr. Shem Unger, Herpetologist from Wingate University and Scott Weir from Queens College. These two snake experts will focus on native snakes, their crucial roles in our environment, and how to live with them peacefully. Dr.…

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Wildlife Friendly Ornaments – Monroe

December 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
630 North MLK Jr. Blvd. Monroe 28112
Free

Co-hosted by Great Outdoors University and Union County Wildlife Chapter Come join the NC Wildlife Federation and Boys and Girls Club in making wildlife friendly ornaments, including pine cone feeders, berry wreaths and more. If interested in participating, please contact Tara Moore (tara@ncwf.org)

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Bats! Public Program- Monroe

December 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
union county agricultural center, 3230-D Presson Rd.
Monroe, NC 28112 United States
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Hosted by: Union County Wildlife Chapter Allison Medford (NC Wildlife Resources Commission) will present us with a general look at bats in NC, including their current status, White-Nose Syndrome, dispelling myths, and looking at the different bat-related work being done by the Commission. Allison Medford is a Wildlife Diversity Biologist with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from NC State in 2013, and her Master’s degree in Applied Ecology at NCSU in 2014. Her…

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January 2019

Join NCWF at the Annual Southern Farm Show

January 30, 2019 - February 1, 2019
North Carolina State Fairgrounds Raleigh, NC + Google Map

Join the NCWF Farmers & Communities Manage Deer program at our booth in the Scott Tent at the upcoming Southern Farm Show to learn about deer management on agricultural lands & how we work to connect farmers to hunters to help generate donated venison to feed the hungry through this program. The event will be held from 9-4 on both Wednesday, January 30, and Thursday, February 1st. We hope to see you there!

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