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First Day Hike - Paint Hill Tract

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 3:00pm

Start the year off right by getting outside for a First Day Hike! We’ll check out one of Weymouth Woods’ satellite properties, the Paint Hill tract, on this 2-mile hike. This property has more elevation change than much of the Sandhills, as well as a rare plant called Pyxie-moss that blooms in winter. We’ll meet at the Visitor Center and caravan a mile and a half to the other property.

First Day Hike - Boyd Tract

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 9:00am

Start the year off right by getting outside for a First Day Hike! Meet over at the Weymouth Center at 555 E. Connecticut Ave in Southern Pines for a 1-mile hike through old growth longleaf pine forest. You’ll meet the oldest known living longleaf pine in the world as well as the former state champion longleaf!

Veteran's Day-Walk with a Veteran

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 8:00am

This Veteran's Day, join area veterans for a walk at Weymouth Woods to commemorate their service and honor their sacrifices.  Those with mobility issues are encouraged to socialize with participating veterans at the Visitor Center.  Co-sponsored by Team Red, White, and Blue.

Winter Bird Walk

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 3:00pm

Juncos and kinglets and sapsuckers, oh my! Come join us for an afternoon bird walk to learn about which feathered friends from the north will be spending their winter with us.

Wildings: Hibernation Stations!

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 10:00am

Winter is coming! Join our “Wildlings” program series (geared for 6 to 10-year-olds) this weekend as we learn how different animals make it through these cold winter months. Then we’ll head outside to build our own little dens to sleep in till spring!

Wreath Making

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/03/2017 - 3:00pm

December 3rd is “Make a Gift Day”, so come out to Weymouth Woods and make a natural wreath for a loved one! Conserving the Longleaf ecosystem regularly requires the removal of certain trees and shrubs, so we’ll provide ecologically harvested limbs and vines for you to turn into a work of art for the holiday season!

Fall Migration with Susan Campbell

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 11/05/2017 - 3:00pm

Southbound bird migration is a phenomenon that occurs each Fall.  We will discuss what we know about bird movement at this time of year in NC. What species do we see?  Where do they come from and are they headed? We will also include a summary of our ongoing research at the park.