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Nature at Home

Nature at Home

Nature at Home helps you discover natural wonders within North Carolina state parks from home, school or even while riding in the car on your way to visit our parks.

 

► Amazing Animals

 

 

Interviews with our mammals 
at Haw River State Park
with Ranger Lindsey

 

 

 

Go on a Bug Safari
with I&E Manager Sean

 

 

 

 

Looking for Lepidopteras
at Haw River State Park
with Ranger Lindsey

 

 

 

Haw River happenings:
Bess Beetles
with Jess

 

 

 

A Special Silly Report about insects
at Haw River State Park
with Ranger Lindsey

 

 

 

"Animals are all around us"
with Ranger Katie
at Dismal Swamp State Park

 

 

 

Box Turtle Connection
at Merchants Millpond State Park
with Ranger Emily

 

 

 

How to identify birds of prey
with Ranger Austin

at Jockey’s Ridge State Park

 

 

 

Bats
at Merchants Millpond State Park
with Ranger Emily

 

 

 

What are macroinvertebrates?
at Stone Mountain State Park
with Ranger Michael

 

 

 

What’s the Word at Weymouth Woods:
Winter Birds
with Ranger Nancy

 

 

 

 

► The Wonderful World of Plants

 

 

Wildflower hike
at Haw River State Park
with Ranger Lindsey

 

 

 

Big Tree Challenge
with I&E Manager Sean
and Junior Ranger Evan

 

 

 

Dendrology
at Merchants Millpond State Park
with Ranger Jeffrey

 

 

 

2nd Largest Tree in NC
at Merchants Millpond State Park
with Ranger Jeffrey

 

   

 

 

► Studying the Sciences

 

 

Clean Water
at Dismal Swamp State Park
with Supt. Adam

 

 

 

Geology of Stone Mountain
with I&E Specialist Randy
at Stone Mountain State Park

 

 

 

Wildfire Management
at Merchants Millpond State Park
with Supt. Steve and Ranger Jeffrey

 

 

 

How to Build a Campfire
with Ranger Amanda and Ranger Mary
at South Mountains State Park

 

   

 

 

► Virtual Visits

 

 

Field trip to the
Jacob Fork River
at South Mountains State Park

 

 

 

Haw River happenings:
wetlands
with Haw River staff

 

 

 

Outdoor Heritage visits
Stone Mountain State Park
with Supt. Jeffrey

 

 

 

Outdoor Heritage visits
Dismal Swamp State Park
with Supt. Adam and Ranger Katie

 

 

 

Outdoor Heritage visits
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
with Supt. Eric and Ranger Autumn

 

 

 

 

► Meet Our Superb State Parks Staff

 

 

Jobs of
a NC Park Ranger
with Ranger Ryan

 

 

 

Haw River State Park
Environmental Education
staff introduction

 

 

 

Outdoor Heritage
learns "What Does a Park Ranger Do?"
at Merchants Millpond State Park

 

 

 

Interpretive programs
presented by rangers
at New River State Park