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Trapping Mammals — on Camera!

Citizen Science, Family Program Help us collect data from our camera traps and see which mammals have been spotted on the grounds! 05/09/2015 - 1:00pm

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs Lecture Series: Vince Schneider

Science Talks Learn about the Museum's field research from the Triassic age sediments of Arizona and North Carolina. Schneider will also talk about animals that were alive just before the Age of Dinosaurs. 03/05/2015 - 7:00pm

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs Lecture Series: Mary Schweitzer

Science Talks One of the biggest mysteries about dinosaurs is how they got to be the size of 14 elephants stacked on top of each other, in a short amount of time, while consuming a plant diet. Dr. Mary Schweitzer will explore reproductive habits and growth rate in some of the world's largest dinosaurs. 02/05/2015 - 7:00pm

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs Lecture Series: Mark Norell

Science Talks Featuring special guest lecturer Dr. Mark Norell from the American Museum of Natural History, curator of The World’s Largest Dinosaurs special exhibition. 02/19/2015 - 7:00pm

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs Lecture Series: Lindsay Zanno

Science Talks Join paleontologist Dr. Lindsay Zanno as she reveals her team's latest fossil finds and the struggle for survival at the dawn of the Late Cretaceous in North America. 01/08/2015 - 7:00pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 07/20/2015 - 1:30pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 06/22/2015 - 1:30pm

Statewide Star Party at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Come learn about the stars and how you can help scientists learn more about our universe. 04/24/2015 - 8:00pm

Signs of Nature

Family Program In this class we will learn to distinguish between feeding signs, over-wintering signs and track ways. 02/25/2015 - 10:00am

Science Saturday: Seeing the Forest with the Trees

Science Talks Steph Jeffries and Tom Wentworth will take you hiking in the southern Appalachians and show you how to read the forested landscape. 01/03/2015 - 11:00am

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

Our Tropical Connections

Family Program Join us as we learn all about our tropical connections and meet some live creatures that call the tropics their home! 03/25/2015 - 10:00am

Nature’s Machines

Family Program During this class we will investigate and compare the technologies of the human and natural worlds to see where we differ and where we overlap. We will examine laws of physics that shape and constrain these technologies. We will build structures to test for strength and see if we could do better by mimicking nature. 02/11/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

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