By participating in “NC’s Candid Critters,” a new research project of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and N.C. State University, you too can become an important part of the largest camera trap survey ever.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 North Carolina Award, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state, now through April 15.
If you love history and meeting people, the State Capitol has a job for you. Volunteer docents are needed to be trained and serve as the public face of the State Capitol. Visitors come from all over the state and country, and docents are needed to give tours to student and adult groups.
The daytime program will feature musket and artillery demonstrations and other activities from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. The program will compare Civil War medical care to 21st century care. The 2nd Medical Battalion from Camp Lejeune will demonstrate the advancements in military field medicine.
The N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation and the N.C. Forest Service plan to conduct multiple prescribed burns at Lake Norman State Park from mid-February through March. According to Park Superintendent Greg Schneider, the specific dates of the burns will depend on local weather conditions.
A collaboration with universities across the state will bring music from 11 countries in east Africa, all connected by the Nile River, to North Carolina for a series of musical celebrations. The North Carolina Arts Council helped fund the events.
The Government and Heritage Library (GHL)of the State Library of North Carolina will share some tips and tricks to help with that process during a workshop Saturday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m. at the West Regional Library in Cary.
In the first of its new Lunch and Learn series of programs, the Western Office of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will examine stewardship of the western landscape at noon, Thursday, Feb. 23. The free program is open to the public.
An enslaved woman hid in the attic of her grandmother’s house for seven years before escaping to freedom in Philadelphia. The tale of that woman, Harriet Jacobs, and her protector and grandmother, Molly Horniblow, will be shared Saturday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m., at the Historic Chowan County Courthouse in Edenton.
In a tribute to victory acres, war bonds and heroic efforts in battle, a traveling exhibition commemorating the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I opens in Southport Tuesday, Feb. 14.