Past Events

Discover McDowell

13 Apr 09:00 - 10:30 13 Apr 09:00 - 10:30 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Venture on or off-trail with staff as we discover the secrets of McDowell Nature Preserve through citizen science and exploration of native flora and fauna. Citizen science is...   More info

McDowell Sunday Striders

15 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 15 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Get fit with a McDowell Naturalist while enjoying the outdoors as we set off at a comfortable yet steady pace through the McDowell Nature Preserve. Open to novice and skilled...   More info

Blooming Nature Crafting for Adults

17 Apr 14:30 - 16:30 17 Apr 14:30 - 16:30 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Crafting can be relaxing and therapeutic... especially when done surrounded by beautiful views and sounds of birdsong in our Nature Center! If you love crafting, but don't have...   More info

Down in the Dirt

20 Apr 13:30 - 14:30 20 Apr 13:30 - 14:30 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Soil may not seem like the most exciting part of nature but it's one of the most important. See how interesting and fun soil can be during a down and dirty trek through the...   More info

The Sky is the Limit: a Night of Astronomical Fun!

20 Apr 20:00 - 22:00 20 Apr 20:00 - 22:00 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Stargaze with a team of McDowell Naturalists during a night of fun and learning as we participate in the 2018 North Carolina Statewide Star Party. Enjoy hands-on astronomy...   More info

Earth Day Time Capsule

22 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 22 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Learn about challenges the Earth is currently facing and what you can to live more sustainably. Create a time capsule to take home with your projected outcome and your new helpful...   More info

Discover McDowell

27 Apr 09:00 - 10:30 27 Apr 09:00 - 10:30 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Venture on or off-trail with staff as we discover the secrets of McDowell Nature Preserve through citizen science and exploration of native flora and fauna. Citizen science is...   More info

Spring Frog Monitoring

27 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 27 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Charlotte Charlotte
McDowell Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve
Amphibians such as frogs and toads play an important role as an indicator of the overall health of an ecosystem. McDowell Nature Center is participating in FrogWatch USA to...   More info


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