Programs & Events

Snake Identification

This program is Full.
Program Number: 
029
Program Type: 
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
Jul. 10, 2014 | Thursday, 6:30pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, July 10, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Requirements: 
Minimum age 12. Minors ages 12 – 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Location: Nature Research Center - Natural World Investigate Lab - 2nd Floor
Fee: 
$10 per participant. Friends of the Museum members $7.50 per participant.

Copperhead - photo by Karen SwainSnakes are among the most misunderstood animals you will encounter.  The more you learn about snakes the more you will appreciate them and their role in nature.  With photographs and real specimens, you will learn the characteristics of snakes that are used for identification and how to identify them using field guides and other resources.

You will learn how to distinguish between our venomous species and our harmless ones.  By learning more about snakes, you will be more confident and comfortable with encountering them in your yard and other areas.

Program Instructor: Jerry Reynolds, Museum Educator

Registration information: Register online NEW!
*Please note our registration system is not compatible with smartphones.

Registration deadline is Friday, June 27 at 5pm.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.

Photo: Karen Swain/NCMNS