Civic Engagement with Erin Schrode

Online/Virtual Event

Charlotte Wildlife Stewards hosts an online presentation by Erin Schrode, a leading voice on sustainability, social impact and millennials, and vocal advocate for environmental action, public health and equal justice. Erin recently ran an unprecedented campaign for US Congress in California (at age 25) to redefine civic engagement and reinvigorate a culture of public service.…

Kids in Nature Day

Join Charlotte Wildlife Stewards and NCWF's Great Outdoors University with Lenny Lampel for Kids in Nature Day at Reedy Creek Park in Charlotte! This is a free, fun-filled adventure where kids will have up-close experiences with nature. Hands-on activities will include meeting animal ambassadors, making seed balls, hiking, fishing, relaxing with Animal Yoga, nature crafts,…

Stream Restoration: Improving Habitat and Benefits to Aquatic Life

Online/Virtual Event

What is stream restoration and what are its benefits? Environmental specialists with Charlotte Mecklenburg Storm Water Services will highlight some of its stream restoration projects and explain how and why they are beneficial to our environment.   Register Today!

Tree Planting with TreesCharlotte

University Meadows Elementary in Charlotte 1600 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte, NC

Join NCWF, the Charlotte Wildlife Stewards chapter and TreesCharlotte to help plant 300 native trees! This habitat enhancement will benefit the University Meadows Elementary School community and local wildlife by adding beauty, shade, and habitat on campus! In addition, young students, our future conservationists, will learn about the benefits of trees while watching them grow…

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 Charlotte Wildlife Stewards chapter at the brand new Eastway Regional Recreation Center. Located just east of Uptown, Eastway is the first ever regional recreation center…

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 can do to help wildlife thrive in a developed environment. He will also about pest control, being an informed and educated homeowner, mosquito mist systems,…

I Spy Family Fun Day

Charlotte, NC

This event is being hosted by Charlotte Wildlife Stewards and NCWF's Great Outdoors University (GoU). ​Free family-friendly nature walks in Charlotte/Mecklenburg parks, nature preserves, and area greenways, designed to introduce participants of all ages to the many wonders ​of nature in and around Charlotte, NC. Let's connect!​ Children today have a disconnect with nature. "I…

Wildlife Crossings

Online/Virtual Event

Development has fragmented territories where animals once had free range to seek food, shelter, and breeding grounds. Collisions on roadways, especially highways, pose a lethal hazard to wildlife as well as endanger human life. Wildlife crossings over and under roadways are becoming more common. Join Charlotte Wildlife Stewards as we welcome Steve Goodman, Conservation Biologist…

Wildlife Crossings

Online/Virtual Event

Development has fragmented territories where animals once had free range to seek food, shelter, and breeding grounds. Collisions on roadways, especially highways, pose a lethal hazard to wildlife as well as endanger human life. Wildlife crossings over and under roadways are becoming more common. Join Charlotte Wildlife Stewards as we welcome Steve Goodman, Conservation Biologist…

I Spy Family Fun Day

Evergreen Nature Preserve 1336 Norland Rd, Charlotte, NC

I Spy is a hands-on adventure where we will look, listen, touch, and even smell what nature has to offer. Winter is a fun time to explore the woods when the leaves are off the trees. Who knows what we will find? Join the NCWF's Charlotte Wildlife Stewards chapter's nature guides for a family-friendly walk…

Endangered and Threatened Species

Online/Virtual Event

NCWF's Charlotte Wildlife Stewards chapter hosts Becky Skiba of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission for a presentation highlighting some of North Carolina’s most vulnerable creatures. Ever wonder what a red wolf, American alligator, eastern diamondback rattlesnake, and piping plover share in common? State-listed species are separated into three categories: North Carolina Endangered; North Carolina Threatened;…

Habitat Stewards Training

Matthews, NC

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation will host a National Wildlife Federation Habitat Stewards Training in collaboration with the Charlotte Wildlife Stewards and HAWK chapters of NCWF. The four-day training event will take place at Matthews Community Center, located in downtown Matthews. Habitat Steward Training includes 24-hours of class time, expert speakers, and materials. A detailed…

Frogs of North Carolina

Online/Virtual Event

Did you know that all toads are frogs, but not all frogs are toads? North Carolina is home to 30 species of frogs and they live in a variety of habitats. Maybe even in your own backyard! Join the Charlotte Wildlife Stewards as we welcome expert herpetologist Alvin Braswell and learn all about these small…

I Spy… Trash! Cleanup at Chantilly Ecological Sanctuary

Chantilly Park Ecological Sanctuary 222 Wyanoke Ave, Charlotte, NC

Join Charlotte Wildlife Stewards to clean up trash at Chantilly Ecological Sanctuary and protect the local wildlife and habitat. Recently 1,000 pounds was collected by volunteers at this site and there is still more to go! Register Here!

Shade Garden Tips

Online/Virtual Event

Not everyone had a sunny spot for a garden. Fear not, for there are plenty of shade-loving native plants! Lisa Thompkins, owner of Carolina Heritage Nursery and It’s Elemental Landscape Design, with present options for those shady sites. Lisa earned a Certificate in Native Plant Studies, holds an associate degree in Horticulture from CPCC, and…

Snakes of North Carolina

Online or In-Person

Join the Charlotte Wildlife Stewards chapter for a presentation exploring the important ecological roles that snakes play and highlighting key differences between venomous and non-venomous snakes. You will even have a chance to meet some of our scaly neighbors if you attend in person! The family-friendly program will be presented by Dr. Shem Unger, Biology…

Wild on the Water 2022

Latta Plantation Nature Preserve 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville

Charlotte Wildlife Stewards invites you to join them for a morning of paddling on beautiful Mountain Island Lake!  Enjoy a leisurely, guided paddle to an active osprey nest and to a cove filled with blooming waterlilies. Along the way, with our local wildlife expert, we will watch for other wildlife that call Latta Nature Preserve…

$50