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April 2018

Intro to Herpetology

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leicester Public Library, 1561 Alexander Rd
Leicester, NC 28748 United States
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Scientists need YOUR help in studying animals everywhere, including your own backyard! Join us for an introduction to herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians. You’ll learn all about our scaly and slimy friends and even meet a few live animals! You can also join our crew of ecoEXPLORERS — kids who submit observations of plants and animals for scientists to study and earn prizes while they do it. Find out how you can earn your Herpetology Field Badge and…

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Transylvania County Library Kick-off

April 26 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Translyvania Public Library, 212 S Gaston St
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
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Join the Arboretum, Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association and Pisgah Center for Wildlife to celebrate the launch of ecoEXPLORE in Transylvania County with live reptile programs, crafts, and all kinds of nature fun!  

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FrogWatch Workshop

April 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Western North Carolina Wildlife Center, 75 Gashes Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
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FrogWatch is a citizen science program that help scientists collect date on frogs and toads. In this workshop you'll learn about all the native frogs and toads that live right here in Western North Carolina and how to identify them by their call. Participating in this program and submitting one frog or toad observation will fulfill your Herpetology Challenge requirement. Contact [email protected] to pre-register for free!  

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May 2018

Intro to Herpetology

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Madison County Public Library, 1335 N. Main St.
Marshall, NC 28753 United States
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Scientists need YOUR help in studying animals everywhere, including your own backyard! Join us for an introduction to herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians. You’ll learn all about our scaly and slimy friends and even meet a few live animals! You can also join our crew of ecoEXPLORERS — kids who submit observations of plants and animals for scientists to study and earn prizes while they do it. Find out how you can earn your Herpetology Field Badge and…

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Salamander Saturday

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Did you know this area is called the Salamander Capital of the World? Join the Arboretum, Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, and the Western North Carolina Nature Center as we look for a variety of salamander species. All ecoEXPLORERS will receive 5 points for attending. The first 10 ecoEXPLORERS to send a RSVP to [email protected] will have their Arboretum gate fee waived.

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Intro to Herpetology

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St
Columbus, NC 28722 United States
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Scientists need YOUR help in studying animals everywhere, including your own backyard! Join us for an introduction to herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians. You’ll learn all about our scaly and slimy friends and even meet a few live animals! You can also join our crew of ecoEXPLORERS — kids who submit observations of plants and animals for scientists to study and earn prizes while they do it. Find out how you can earn your Herpetology Field Badge and…

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Intro to Herpetology

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weaverville Public Library, 41 N Main St
Weaverville, NC 28787 United States
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Scientists need YOUR help in studying animals everywhere, including your own backyard! Join us for an introduction to herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians. You’ll learn all about our scaly and slimy friends and even meet a few live animals! You can also join our crew of ecoEXPLORERS — kids who submit observations of plants and animals for scientists to study and earn prizes while they do it. Find out how you can earn your Herpetology Field Badge and…

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June 2018

Herpetology Challenge Workshop

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come get some extra help completing your Herpetology Challenge just in time for Box Turtle Day with a Herpetology  Habitat Hunt. All registered ecoEXPLORERS will receive 5 points for attending. The first 10 ecoEXPLORERS to email a RSVP to [email protected] will have their Arboretum gate fee waived.

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Box Turtle Day

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Mark your calendar to help us celebrate the closing of our Herpetology Field season with our Box Turtle Day. If you completed six Shares during our Herpetology Field Season and complete your Herpetology Challenge you will earn free admission to the Arboretum for the event. You will also participate in a private event where you will help a real herpetologist track wild box turtles using telemetry. Once you've completed the private event you will earn your Herpetology Field badge. This is…

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