Programs & Events

Earth Month: Sustainability

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Apr. 17, 2014 | Thursday, 5:00pm
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Location: Nature Research Center

Seedling inside a lightbulbThe Museum is celebrating Earth Day all month long! Join us for Earth Month every Science Thursday in April from 5-9pm.  Each Thursday will have a different conservation-related topic. Come see exhibitors, listen to talks and participate in activities and learn more about ways YOU can make the Earth a better place!

Green Tours of the Nature Research Center: The Nature Research Center was built to be cleaner, better, and healthier to bring us all a brighter future. Join us for a tour of the many green technologies featured in this building with Exhibit Designer Jenny Profet Grainger. Meet in the lobby at 6pm.

Sustainability exhibitors will include Capital Area Transit, Triangle Transit, Albemarle Pamlico National Estuary Partnership, Purific Water, Triangle Green Cleaning, Carolina Castile Soaps, Purific Water, Triangle Greenways Council, WakeUp Wake County, and NC Green Power.

Special Workshop: Composting


  • Make a wearable recycled craft!
  • Explore the "From Trash to Toys" play area!
  • Test yourself as you spin the Wheel of Environmental Knowledge!

Earth Month Schedule