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Snakes of North Carolina

In our state, we house a variety of snakes in the wild. Join us as we will discuss how to identify common species, if they're venomous or not, and get to meet one in person! Please wear closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Beginner Kayak

Ever wanted to use a kayak, but don't know where to start? This program is for you! We will cover paddling techniques and have a chance to get out on the calm waters of Swan Pond or Sand Hole Lake! Please wear water shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for ages 12 and up, however, participants aged 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $15/participant. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Howell Woods Summer Hike Series

Join Howell Woods staff as we host group hikes on Saturdays this Summer! Participants will traverse within our Habitat Diversity Trail System to learn more about local flora and fauna. Please wear closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant. Saturday, July 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Community Science: Moth Night

Welcome to National Moth Week! To kick off the celebration, Howell Woods is happy to offer a public Moth Night: an evening full of nocturnal creatures, crafts, and more! Please wear closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant. Saturday, July 23, 2022, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Beginner Fishing

Join experienced staff as we cover all the basics needed to be a successful fisherman. Learn to tie knots, set up a fishing pole, and how to cast and reel in the big one!   Please wear closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant. Saturday, July 30, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Beginner Kayak

Ever wanted to use a kayak, but don't know where to start? This program is for you! We will cover paddling techniques and have a chance to get out on the calm waters of Swan Pond or Sand Hole Lake! Please wear water shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for ages 12 and up, however, participants aged 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $15/participant. Saturday, August 6, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Community Science: Dragonfly Watch

Join us as we introduce a few community science projects this Summer! Dragonfly Watch will cover how to identify common dragonflies in North Carolina and how you can do this project at home! Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Pond Life

Tadpoles, dragonfly nymphs, crayfish, oh my! Bring your mud boots as we look for micro-wildlife at Ft. Island Pond. We will use dip nets and microscopes to observe water critters! Please wear closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant. Saturday, August 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.

Neuse River Day Trip

Join us on Saturdays this Summer as we offer kayak day trips down the Neuse River! This 12-mile guided adventure will be filled with Neuse River history and more!   This program is for ages 12 and up. Participants aged 12-15 must be accompanied with an adult. Please wear water shoes and dress for the weather. River trips are $35/participant. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Howell Woods Exhibit Hall.

Howell Woods Summer Hike Series

Join Howell Woods staff as we host group hikes on Saturdays this Summer! Participants will traverse within our Habitat Diversity Trail System to learn more about local flora and fauna. Please wear closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for all ages, however, children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is $5/participant. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom.