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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 15 - February 18

The 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place from Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18. Volunteers from around the world are invited to count the birds they see for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, then enter their checklists HERE. Anyone with internet access can participate,...

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1:00 pm

Tar Kiln Hike

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Goose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road
Washington, NC 27889 United States
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Meet at the Ivey Gut parking lot for a moderate hike through an early succession pine forest. You will be able to explore some of the remaining tar kilns along the way.

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3:00 pm

Fire in the Toolbox

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserver, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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Join a ranger to learn how land managers use fire as a tool to benefit plant and animal communities. See some of the tools used and planning that takes place to safely prepare for using fire on the landscape. The program will conclude with a short walk to see the effects of recent fire.

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