Hurricane Ian Update

New Hanover County is no longer under any storm watches or warnings. Visit EmergencyNHC.com for more information.

New Hanover County services and attractions will resume normal operations on Saturday, October 1. Learn more here.

Calendar

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Nature Walk- CANCELED 9:30 am
Nature Walk- CANCELED
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Nature Walk- CANCELED @ Smith Creek Park Preserve
Take a guided walk around Smith Creek Park Preserve with our environmental educators, and learn all about the flora and fauna that live there.  This walk is approximately one mile ... Read More »
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Tree Walk 1:00 pm
Tree Walk
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tree Walk @ Airlie Gardens
Join us for a slow-paced walk around Airlie Gardens as we explore how our tree canopy changes from summer to fall.  Participants will learn all about native and introduced species, ... Read More »
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Take Part in Nature Art 1:00 pm
Take Part in Nature Art
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Take Part in Nature Art @ Airlie Gardens
Careful observations by naturalists contribute so much to our understanding of the natural world.  Those observations are most classically documented through imagery and art.  In this program, participants will explore ... Read More »
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Owl Prowl & Evening Birding 6:00 pm
Owl Prowl & Evening Birding
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Owl Prowl & Evening Birding @ Airlie Gardens
Join us for an evening of birding!  Fall is an excellent time for birding, and a great time to look for owls.  Owls perch and prep for hunting, and can ... Read More »
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Bird Walk 8:00 am
Bird Walk
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Bird Walk @ Airlie Gardens
Enjoy a stroll around the gardens and see what’s flying!  We will look for resident and migrating birds, and learn basic birding skills.  No experience is necessary.  Binoculars will be ... Read More »
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Pollinator Garden Walk 2:00 pm
Pollinator Garden Walk
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pollinator Garden Walk @ Airlie Gardens
Join our educators on a guided walk through Airlie Gardens’ Pollinator Garden and check out what’s blooming, and the many pollinators that call the garden home. Cost:  $9/adults (age 13+), ... Read More »
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Beginner Birding 9:00 am
Beginner Birding
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Beginner Birding @ Airlie Gardens
There’s no better place to learn how to bird!  Airlie Gardens is home to over 200 plus species of birds.  In this program, we will go over basic birding skills, ... Read More »
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Owl Prowl & Evening Birding 6:00 pm
Owl Prowl & Evening Birding
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Owl Prowl & Evening Birding @ Airlie Gardens
Join us for an evening of birding!  Fall is an excellent time for birding, and a great time to look for owls.  Owls perch and prep for hunting, and can ... Read More »
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Pollinator Garden Walk 2:00 pm
Pollinator Garden Walk
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pollinator Garden Walk @ Airlie Gardens
Join our educators on a guided walk through Airlie Gardens’ Pollinator Garden and check out what’s blooming, and the many pollinators that call the garden home. Cost:  $9/adults (age 13+), ... Read More »
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Airlie After Dark 6:00 pm
Airlie After Dark
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Airlie  After Dark @ Airlie Gardens
Experience Airlie Gardens during nightfall!  We’ll be taking a stroll around the grounds, and seeing how your senses adjust to life as a nocturnal animal. Recommended for ages 8+ Cost ... Read More »
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Homeschool Day 10:00 am
Homeschool Day
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homeschool Day @ Airlie Gardens
Join us for hands-on standard based programs to get your homeschool students excited about the outdoors!  Participants will learn about plant and animal adaptations through fun games and activities. This ... Read More »
NHC Parks & Gardens Office: 896 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7620 • Fax 910-798-7621
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