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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Nature Lecture Series at Halyburton Park

Nature Lecture Series at Halyburton Park

Learn more about nature in these free classes

Halyburton Park is hosting a free Nature Lecture Series. Learn about nature in one of these free, informative classes. Registration is only required for the popular "Frog Calls" session. Halyburton park is located at 4099 S. 17th Street.


Fire and the Longleaf Pine
Thursday, January 22 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Saturday, January 31 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday, February 18 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Saturday, February 28 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wednesday, March 18 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Hike through Halyburton Park and learn how the longleaf pines in various stages of growth have adapted to fire.

Winter Birds
Thursday, January 29 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Explore a variety of habitats in the Carolina Beach, Fort Fisher and Wilmington area to identify local birds.

Audubon at Home
Monday, February 9 from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Why do some people have so many birds in their yard and you don’t? Come and listen to Andy Wood, Audubon NC’s Education Curator giving a presentation on Audubon at Home, focusing on maintaining and protecting birdfriendly habitats, plus some citizen-science projects, including the Great Backyard Bird Count. No registration is required for this event.

Frog Calls
Tuesday, March 3 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Join Jeff Hall, Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, to learn about frog and toad identification, ecology, why and how we monitor amphibians, and the field ID of frog calls. This popular workshop is free, but registration is required. Call (910) 341-0075 to register.

Beginner's Bird ID
Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Learn the basic steps and many helpful tips to bird identifcation and then take a hike to practice what you've learned. Bring binoculars and field guides. Ages 12 and up.

Biodiversity of the Cape Fear Arch
Monday, March 23 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Join Kristen Rose, Conservation Specialist, to learn more about the Cape Fear Arch, a special geologic feature stretching from Cape Lookout to Cape Romain containing nationally significant animal and plant communities. Many of these species are endemic to the region, meaning they are found nowhere else in the world! No registration is required.

Call Halyburton Park at (910) 341-0075 for more information.

View a flyer for the Halyburton Park Winter Nature Series.

View a listing of all the nature programs available at Halyburton Park.

Go to the Halyburton Park web page.

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