William B. Umstead State Park
8801 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27617
Moth Watch Program
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 and Wednesday, July 24, 2013
8:45pm – 10:00pm
Come celebrate National Moth Week with an evening of moth watching at Umstead State Park. Join park rangers and moth experts as we observe and identify moths around the visitor center. Bring a flashlight or head lamp. Program will end no later than 10pm at which time the entire group will exit the park.
Parents must accompany children, sign up preferred at 919-841-4060 or Brian.Bockhahn@ncparks.gov.
This can count as a ranger program or stewardship project for the Junior Ranger program.
Starts at: 8:45 p.m. – Meet at: Visitor center.
Sweep Netting Safari
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Come celebrate National Moth Week with a sweep netting safari at Umstead State Park. Help park rangers and moth experts use nets to safely capture, observe, identify and release moths and other insects. Bring hat, sunblock, drinking water and bug spray. Be prepared to hike about one mile, with a turnaround option to hike further.
Parents must accompany children, sign up required at 919-841-4060 or Brian.Bockhahn@ncparks.gov.
This can count as a ranger program for the Junior Ranger program.
Starts at: 9:00 a.m. Meet at: Visitor center