Calendar of Events

Volunteer Opportunity: Fall Into Nature Kids Day

Squirrel Lake Park 1631 Pleasant Plains Rd, Matthews, NC

Volunteers Needed! The return of the annual Kids in Nature event will be at Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews and volunteers are needed to help before, during and after the…

Fall into Nature

Squirrel Lake Park 1631 Pleasant Plains Rd, Matthews, NC

The return of this annual event will be at Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews and volunteers are needed to help before, during and after the event. No experience required just…

Trash and Trail Cleanup at Carolina Beach State Park

Carolina Beach State Park 1010 State Park Rd., Carolina Beach, NC

Join the Island Wildlife Chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation  for a Carolina Beach State Park trail and trash cleanup in partnership with the Park and the Friends of…

Parkwood Middle School Tree and Garden Planting

Parkwood Middle School 3219 Parkwood School Rd, Monroe, NC

Join NCWF and its two Union County chapters to plant over 200 pollinator plants on Parkwood Middle School’s campus to be used for educational purposes, pollinator habitat and beautification. Register…

Wildlife Garden Planting at Lake Forest Ridge Academy

Wilmington, NC Wilmington, NC

Join NCWF's Island Wildlife Chapter at Lake Forest Ridge Academy in Wilmington for a campus wildlife garden planting day! Volunteers will be removing turf grass and replacing it with native…

Haw River Pollinator Garden Workday

Pittsboro, NC

Join the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Friends of Lower Haw River State Natural Area for a pollinator garden work day to remove invasive plants and replace them with…

9th Annual Laketoberfest Music and Brew Festival

Baily Park Road 15536 Bailey Road, Cornelius, NC

Join LNWC for this annual community event featuring: Live music Beer from local NC breweries A variety of great food trucks Kid's zone with crafts and games Free admission and…

Learn All About Bats

Marvin-Efird Park 8909 New Town Rd., Waxhaw, NC

Bats get a bad rap! Allison Medford, Wildlife Biologist with NC Wildlife Commission, will share her knowledge of these misunderstood mammals. Come learn about the important role bats play in…

Boulder Creek Trail Hike

Forest Ridge Park 2100 Old NC Highway 98Wake Forest,

Join the Neuse River Hawks chapter of NCWF for a 4-mile hike on the Boulder Creek Trail at Forest Ridge Park in Wake Forest. If you would like to join,…

Wildflower Meadow Planting and Tour

Eastway Recreational Center Charlotte, NC

Looking for an opportunity to help create and preserve pollinator habitat while networking with friends and colleagues alike? Come out for a fun morning of native wildflower planting with the…

The Effect of Glyphosate on Honey Bees

Online/Virtual Event

Join the NC Pollinator Conservation Alliance and guest speaker Dr. Kasie Raymann (UNCG) for a discussion on the effects of glyphosate on honey bee health.   Register Today!

The 4th Annual Fontana Lake Shore Cleanup

Fontana Dam, NC Fontana Dam, NC

Join NCWF and partners for the 4th annual Lake Shore Cleanup at Fontana Lake - the biggest national park cleanup in the country! For every 25 pounds of trash collected,…

Give Thanks for Wildlife Fundraiser

Concord, NC

Join NCWF's 2021 chapter of the year, Concord Wildlife Alliance (CWA), for a fun evening that supports Hunters Feed Cabarrus County, the deer donation program that provides much needed venison…

Urban Wildlife Presentation

Can humans and wildlife share their spaces? NCWF's Charlotte Wildlife Stewards chapter will host naturalist Marvin Bouknight for a discussion about urban wildlife, synanthropic species, some misconceptions, and what people…

Eco Kids Nature Hike at Hemlock Bluffs

Raleigh, NC Raleigh, NC

This hike will explore the park’s unique features, where the tall, north-facing bluffs of Swift Creek provide conditions similar enough to the mountains to have allowed the plant communities to…

Tree Planting at Creekside Park

Creekside Park 1821 Old Airport Road, New Bern, NC

Join the New Bern Wildlife Chapter of NCWF for a tree planting at Creekside Park! Volunteers will meet at the main office building at 9am and walk to the planting…

Carolina Tiger Rescue Tour

Pittsboro, NC

On a tour led by trained volunteer tour guides, you'll take a half-mile walk through the Carolina Tiger sanctuary and be within 6 feet of beautiful small cats such as…