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Rich in the Rare

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“Rich in the Rare” showcases some of North Carolina’s rare species, both plant and animal. An introductory panel defines terms that relate to the health of a particular population, including “extinct,” “endangered,” and “threatened.” Five subsequent panels highlight some of the state’s most unique habitats, from the mountains to the coast, as well as 3-5 species endemic to each and inset sections on what people can do to help protect the wildlife and environments. Children’s interactives, such as a loggerhead turtle nest and park ranger dolls, will help enliven the images and information. 2 bird wood carvings and an acrylic tabletop display case are also available to accompany the exhibit.

Size: 6 retractable free-standing banners with addition of props and educational interactives to teach visitors about rare and endangered species in North Carolina. Duration of Exhibit: 4-6 weeks

The Division of Education and Outreach has created a series of traveling exhibits on a variety of topics. The exhibits are often accompanied by programming ideas, additional reading materials, and other tools to assist host institutions in sharing the great stories of our State.