Join Ornithologist, Susan Campbell, for Hummingbird banding. Susan will discuss the process as she captures vital information of these fantastic winged creatures! *NO BANDING WEDNESDAY, JULY 4.
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Next week, Hummingbird banding take place on THURSDAY, JUNE 14. Regular Wednesday Hummingbird Banding at Weymouth Woods will resume Wednesday, June 20. Please call the park office for more information.
From the wiliest of coyotes to the tiniest assassin, come learn about all the various predators, big and small, that call our forest home.
Ticks, chiggers, and spiders are very prevalent in the Sandhills. Poisonous spiders and disease-carrying ticks will be identified as well as others that are not harmful but actually are a benefit to mankind. Join us for a program in our Auditorium to learn more.
From camouflage and confusing coloration to bizarre behaviors, come learn about some of the deceitful ways that predators and prey fool each other to get their way. We’ll have at least one of these crafty creatures live for you to see!
Join our “Wildlings” program series (geared for 6-10-year-olds) this Saturday as we build bug nets and catch some crawling critters. Bring an old pillowcase (white or pale colored) and we’ll provide the rest of the materials to take home your own DIY net!
It’s the NC State Parks “Year of the Fish!” Celebrate by coming to learn about our finned friends as we read a book, play some games, and make a craft. All activities will be geared towards 3 to 5-year-olds and meant for parents to do with their children. Program should last approximately 30-45 minutes.
Join a ranger for a 1-mile hike to see the (3) different types of Pitcher Plants that call Weymouth Woods home.*Long pants and insect repellent are recommended as we will be going off trail.
Whether you call them lightning bugs or fireflies, they are one of the more favorable insects that come out in the summertime! Join us for a short presentation about these blinking beetles followed by a short stroll to see if we can see any lighting up outside the visitor center.
Join the Park Ranger to learn what kind of lizards you have at your home and what kind are crawling around Weymouth Woods. We will try to find some live specimens to show everyone. We will take a short walk at the end of the program to try and see a few more.