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State parks plan special programs for 2016 National Grandparents Day

Thursday, September 8, 2016

For many, an introduction to nature and the outdoors came from a doting grandparent or other older relative. To honor those connections for National Grandparents Day, North Carolina State Parks is offering special programs Sept. 9-11 to encourage youngsters and their grandparents or surrogate grandparents, to rediscover the outdoors and each other.

Volunteers to Plant Atlantic White Cedar at Dismal Swamp State Park

Monday, May 23, 2016

More than 40 volunteers worked to restore native habitat in Dismal Swamp State Park in Camden County by planting 3,000 Atlantic white cedar seedlings during a thee-day project in late April and early May, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.

Rangers Present Virtual Tour of North Carolina State Parks

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

A virtual tour of all North Carolina state parks - through the eyes of park rangers and their coworkers - will debut in a theater setting Jan. 2 as part of the launch of the state parks 2016 centennial celebration, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.

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