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Event Series Event Series: Southport Naturefest

Southport Naturefest

April 27 @ 4:00 pm

Thursday, April 27 

City Nature Challenge Activity at 4:00 pm
Location:  Indian Trail Meeting Hall, 113 W. Moore St.

Kind of a scavenger hunt, friendly competition, and nature outing all in one.  Learn about the International City Nature Challenge, a friendly competition to document local nature with your cell phone between April 28-May 1.  Bald Head Island Conservancy Educator Jennifer Wiggen will explain the City Nature Challenge and how to use an app called iNaturalist.  After instruction, a group walk will demonstrate how to participate in the City Nature Challenge.  Registration required.


Friday, April 28   

Green Swamp walking tour with Dr. Roger Shew at 8:30 am
Location: Green Swamp Preserve, Green Swamp R. NW

Learn about a truly unique landscape, the Brunswick County Green Swamp Preserve.  Dr. Roger Shew will lead a group on a walking tour of this longleaf pine ecosystem.  Besides the beautiful longleaf savannah, there will be opportunities to see native carnivorous plants. Registration required.


City of Southport Arbor Day celebration at 12:00 pm
Location: Taylor Field Park, 409 E. Nash Street

The Southport Forestry Committee hosts the annual City of Southport Arbor Day celebration at noon.   Dr. Roger Shew will be Arbor Day’s guest speaker.  No Registration is required.


Coastal birds lecture by NC Audubon Biologist Dr. Lindsay Addision at 5:00 pm
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church Murrow Hall, 209 E. Nash Street

Audubon Biologist Lindsay Addision will lecture on the variety of coastal birds in our area. No registration is required.


Saturday, April 29

Environmental non-profits information and exhibit booths at 8:30 am until 12:30 pm
Location: Taylor Field Park, 409 E. Nash Street

Free activities include Lowe-White Park Pollinator Garden tours, The Ft. Fisher Aquarium ambassador animal reptile exhibit, and Co-existing with Wildlife presentations.




Southport, NC 28461 United States + Google Map


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