• North Carolina Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation

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Volunteers Wanted for Upcoming Events!

Do you enjoy teaching people about reptiles and amphibians?  We are recruiting volunteers for the following events each year and would love your help!  Email Jeff Hall for more information.
March
Dixie Deer Classic:  A family-friendly event held at the Raleigh Fairgrounds for hunters and we have a snakes education booth.
Reptile and Amphibian Day: The nation’s largest and most popular event dedicated to hopping, slithering, crawling critters held at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.
April
Frog Fest: Our herps booth is a big hit at this fun festival that focuses on frogs and clean water at Crowder District Park in Apex.
May
Turtle Fest: An afternoon of celebrating and learning about turtles at Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs.
Longleaf Pine Festival: A celebration of the longleaf pine ecosystem and the unique animals that live there.  Harris Lake County Park, New Hill.
July
Festival for the Eno:  Festival that raises money and awareness for the Eno River and the surrounding land.  West Point on the Eno, Durham.
Sept
National Hunting and Fishing Day:  A day to enjoy learning about hunting and fishing and conservation.  Statewide in NC but we usually have booths in Raleigh and Fayetteville.
Mar
15
Fri
CASP Route Window #2
Mar 15 – Apr 30 all-day

Interested in volunteering? https://ncparc.org/casp/

Apr
6
Sat
“Go Wild Family Fun Day”
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for the return of spring with a day in the great outdoors! This free event includes hands-on wildlife demonstrations, fishing, rock-skipping, pond explorations, family-friendly hiking trails and a variety of other fun, wildlife-themed activities.

Learn how to set a turtle trap, collect insects from a stream, observe wildlife and report your findings to scientists. Complete activities at each station and earn a Junior Ranger Patch from Haw River State Park!

Partnering organizations include Haw River State Park, the North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Great Outdoors University, the Greensboro Science Center, University of North Carolina at Greensboro and ecoEXPLORE at The North Carolina Arboretum.

FrogFest
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

NCPARC and NCHS will host a booth at this event. To participate, contact Joanne St. Clair (jojostclair@gmail.com).

May
11
Sat
TurtleFest
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NCPARC & NC Herp Society will host a booth at this event. To participate, contact Jodie Owen at jodie.owen@ncwildlife.org.

May
18
Sat
CASP Route Window #3
May 18 – Jul 3 all-day

Interested in volunteering? https://ncparc.org/casp/

Longleaf Festival
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

NCPARC & NC Herp Society will host several booths at this event. To participate, contact Joanne St. Clair (jojostclair@gmail.com).

Jul
4
Thu
Festival for the Eno
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

NCPARC & NC Herp Society will host a booth at this event. Free admission ticket but you must commit to working a full shift to qualify. To participate, contact Joanne St. Clair (jojostclair@gmail.com).

Jul
6
Sat
Festival for the Eno
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

NCPARC & NC Herp Society will host a booth at this event. Free admission ticket but you must commit to working a full shift to qualify. To participate, contact Joanne St. Clair (jojostclair@gmail.com).

Aug
5
Mon
E&O Working Group Meeting @ TBD
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sep
28
Sat
National Hunting & Fishing Day
Sep 28 all-day

Events will be held at several locations across the state. NCPARC and NCHS participate in Raleigh and Fayetteville areas. More info to come.