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Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

Hummingbird Banding with Susan Campbell

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 06/20/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 06/27/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 8:30am
Wed, 08/29/2018 - 8:30am

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.

Ticks, Chiggers, Spiders!

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 07/22/2018 - 3:00pm

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.
 

Mother Nature's Tricksters

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:00pm

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!

Wildlings: Bug Hunting Season!

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 10:00am

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!

Fun with Fish (For Wee-Ones!)

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:00am

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.

Pitcher Plant Hike

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 07/08/2018 - 3:00pm

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.
 

Fantastic Fireflies!

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Mon, 07/02/2018 - 8:30pm

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.

Looking for Lizards

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 07/01/2018 - 3:00pm

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.