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Winter Bird Hike with Simon Thompson
Winter may still be hanging on as we run our late winter/early spring birdwalk at FENCE. The first Northern Rough-winged and Tree Swallows may be in, as well as maybe an early Blue-gray Gnatcatcher.
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Spring Bird Hike with Simon Thompson
May is often a beautiful month to go birding. Most of the northbound migrants have moved through, except for a few late Blackpoll Warblers. All of our summer-resident birds should be on territory and singing.
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Free Astronomy/star viewing
The Foothills Astronomical Society and FENCE invite you to star gaze, and learn about astronomy. These programs are set to begin at sunset. You are encouraged to stay as long as you’d like! Don’t have much knowledge about astronomy? No problem, we have astronomers that are very informative and eager to help you learn more about space!!
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Free Astronomy/star viewing
The Foothills Astronomical Society and FENCE invite you to star gaze, and learn about astronomy. These programs are set to begin at sunset. You are encouraged to stay as long as you’d like! Don’t have much knowledge about astronomy? No problem, we have astronomers that are very informative and eager to help you learn more about space!!
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Reptiles & Amphibians with Steve O'Neil
Join us for a wonderful FREE presentation from Steve O’Neil, the executive director of Earthshine Nature Programs and the Earthshine Nature Center, on Reptiles and Amphibians. Steve brings along a wealth of knowledge as well as some of his live animal friends to deliver this great nature program! Be sure to bring your questions and your cameras to this presentation.
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Introduction to Wilderness Survival with Raven
Join us in the great room at FENCE for a FREE informational and educational presentation on wilderness survival. Our speaker for the presentation is Benjamin “Raven” Pressley, founder and instructor of the Way of Raven and EarthTek School of Survival Skills. Raven also currently teaches Outdoor Survival Skills for Blue Ridge Community College. Raven comes with a great deal of knowledge about the environment and how to successfully survive in the outdoors.
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Star Viewing at FENCE
This month in honor of the 4th annual North Carolina Statewide Star Party, FENCE is featuring our resident astronomical group, Foothills Astronomical Society. Once a month members of the Foothills Astronomical Society, typically on the first Friday of the month depending on the weather, come out to FENCE at sunset and set up telescopes on top of Hawk’s Ridge (behind the FENCE center). Foothills Astronomical Society aims to encourage astronomy and space exploration learning throughout the community. Whether you are a first time star gazer or an experienced observer, all are welcome to join the group.
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NC Forest Service Prescribed Burning Program
FENCE will host an information meeting on the North Carolina Forest Service Prescribed Burning Program at the FENCE Center. This event is open to everyone.
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Wildflower Journey through Photography
Scott Dean's program this month will be inside for a change. Join him for a photographic journey through many of our local wildflowers. This should be a delight as Scott as many lovely photos of our native flora.
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Free Family Hike
Join Americorps member Amy Schmitte for a family friendly nature hike at FENCE. Meet at the trail shelter at 10am for a fun hike where we will learn about some of the plants and animals that call FENCE home. Our hike will last about 2 hours and will end with a fun nature scavenger hunt.
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