Coastal Wildlife, Bird ID and Flying WILD Workshops-Wilmington, NC

— Written By Kate Holt

Space is still available in the following workshops this fall at Halyburton Park in Wilmington, N.C.

Coastal Wildlife

Thu     9/15               9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Join Becky Skiba with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission to explore wildlife near the Carolina Beach, Ft. Fisher and Federal Point area. We will meet at Halyburton Park at 9 a.m. and view a slide presentation before visiting Ft. Fisher, where we will seine for fish and other aquatic marine life, as well as discuss mammals and birds found along the river’s edge. $10/person. This will qualify for Component II of the NC OEE Certification.

Fall Migratory Birds Workshop

Thu     9/29               9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Coastal North Carolina is home to numerous species of birds, including many that migrate through this area on their way back to their wintering grounds further south. Join Mike Campbell with the NC Wildlife Resource Commission and Andy Fairbanks with Halyburton Park to explore the various habitats in the Wilmington, Carolina Beach, and Ft. Fisher areas to identify warblers, raptors, waders, shorebirds, and many other species. We will meet at the park at 8:45 a.m.. $10/person. This will qualify for Component II of the NC OEE Certification.

Flying WILD Workshop

Fri       10/14             9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Flying WILD workshops provide activities to teach middle school students about birds, their migration, and what people can do to help birds and their habitats. The activities can be used to teach classroom lessons or to set up service-learning projects about birds and their habitats. FREE. This will qualify for Component I of the NC OEE Certification.

To register please email andy.fairbanks@wilmingtonnc.gov , register online athttps://webreg.wilmingtonnc.gov or call Halyburton Park at (910) 341-0075.