Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs, Town of Cary
The preserve is home to several species of reptiles, amphibians, mammals, insects and arachnids, and serves as a corridor for migratory birds. Programs are offered year ‘round.
Water Conservation Program, Town of Cary
The Town's comprehensive water conservation program provides solutions for maximizing use of a crucial natural resource.
Master Gardeners Program, Wake County, NCSU Extension
Gardeners offer a range of free, research-based information about sustainable landscaping and gardening, identifying garden pests and plant diseases, controlling bugs and plant care.
Department of Forestry, NCSU Extension
The Department offers workshops, webinars, conferences and seminars and other educational programs for adults as well as children.
Prairie Ridge EcoStation, NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Public programs are offered in a wonderful, outdoor learning environment. The nature neighborhood garden serves as a demonstration, experimentation and learning area.
Native Plant Society, North Carolina
The Society is one of the best resources for information on native plants of North Carolina and how to conserve and promote them in their natural habitat.
NC Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill
The Garden promotes a sustainable connection between nature and people through plants, and offers gardening and conservation programs, as well as summer camps, hikes and field trips.
JC Raulston Arboretum, North Carolina State University
The Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast.
North Carolina State Parks
The state parks system provides environmental education opportunities to all ages. Different parks offer varying programs related to studying ecosystems and exploring wildlife.
NC Audubon Society's Bird Friendly Communities
The Society provides useful information about bird species in North Carolina and how to care for them. Also learn about how to attract birds to your yard and more at Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
NC Wildlife Resources Commission
The Commission offers courses, seminars and workshops at its four education centers across the state. The local education center for Cary is at the Centennial Campus in Raleigh.