Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/31/2014 - 10:30am

Pollution, Bioremediation & Toxicology Series

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this 2-part series, participants will use hands-on lab activities and discussions to explore various methods used to find, track and fix pollution, such as: PCR; chromogenic fluorescence and bioluminescence methods; classic bacterial cultures as ways to detect and trace pollution; and bioremediation of toxic wastes using bacterial and fungal methods. 06/01/2014 - 6:00pm

Pollution, Bioremediation & Toxicology Series

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this 2-part series, participants will use hands-on lab activities and discussions to explore various methods used to find, track and fix pollution, such as: PCR; chromogenic fluorescence and bioluminescence methods; classic bacterial cultures as ways to detect and trace pollution; and bioremediation of toxic wastes using bacterial and fungal methods. 06/01/2014 - 6:00pm

Picture Creek Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike through the world’s largest population of the federally endangered smooth coneflower in peak bloom during this visit to the Picture Creek nature preserve 06/04/2014 - 7:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/05/2014 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 06/07/2014 - 10:30am

Firefly Watch

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn about fireflies and how you can help scientists uncover the reason for their recent population declines. 06/07/2014 - 8:00pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 06/10/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/12/2014 - 10:30am

The Chemistry and Physics of Living Things

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this class we will learn some painless chemistry, and conduct exciting experiments. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

The Chemistry and Physics of Living Things

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this class we will learn some painless chemistry, and conduct exciting experiments. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

Extreme North Carolina Weather!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class, we will explore the science behind the worst types of weather that affect our state every year - tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, winter storms, and hurricanes. We will also discuss how to look out for and recognize potentially hazardous weather, and how to keep yourself and your family safe when stormy weather comes your way. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

Extreme North Carolina Weather!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class, we will explore the science behind the worst types of weather that affect our state every year - tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, winter storms, and hurricanes. We will also discuss how to look out for and recognize potentially hazardous weather, and how to keep yourself and your family safe when stormy weather comes your way. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

Bioluminescence & Fluorescence – Journey to the Nobel Prize

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The principles of bioluminescence and fluorescence are explored and contrasted, as part of the exploration of Osamu Shimomura’s lifelong journey to discovery and the Nobel Prize. 06/14/2014 - 10:00am

Bioluminescence & Fluorescence – Journey to the Nobel Prize

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The principles of bioluminescence and fluorescence are explored and contrasted, as part of the exploration of Osamu Shimomura’s lifelong journey to discovery and the Nobel Prize. 06/14/2014 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 06/14/2014 - 10:30am

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! 06/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Junior Naturalist

Summer Camp Exploring 38 acres of grassy prairie, lowland forest, ponds and a stream is the perfect pastime for budding young naturalists in this full-day program based at Prairie Ridge Ecostation. 06/16/2014 - 8:30am

Damsels and Dragons

Summer Camp Calling all damsels! This is a girls-only camp is for the brave of heart, girls who are ready to meet and befriend dragons of all kinds - from dragonflies to bearded dragons! 06/16/2014 - 8:45am

Science of Ick

Summer Camp Boys Only! If you like icky, gooey, slimy things and getting messy then this is the camp for you! 06/16/2014 - 8:45am

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