BioBlitz Hikes 2017

Join our experienced team leaders on an inventory hike.

During these hikes we will count as many species as possible. You’ll learn directly from our expert naturalists and enjoy a nice hike! We recommend wearing long pants and bug spray if you plan on joining a hike.

Friday Inventory Hikes

6:00-10:00pm – Moths (and other nocturnal insects)
Team Leader: Brian Bockhahn, NC State Parks

6:10pm – Reptiles & Amphibians
Team Leader: Adam Prince, Piedmont Wildlife Center

6:10pm – Flora Hike
Team Leader: Nate Hartley, PhD Student, Duke University

6:30pm – Mammals via Camera Trapping
Team Leader: Liz Stabenow, Teacher, Expedition School

7:30pm – Meet the Owls
Presented by: Piedmont Wildlife Center’s Raptor Team

8:00pm – Bat Monitoring
Team Leader: Mariah Patton, NC Museum of Natural Sciences

8:00pm – Frogs (also an educational program)
Daniel Wheeler, Sci Programs Outreach Coordinator, Morehead Planetarium

9:00pm – Nocturnal by Nature
Team Leader: Adam Prince, Piedmont Wildlife Center

Saturday Inventory Hikes

7:00 am – Birds
Team Leader: Fuz Sanderson, Earthskills Instructor and Wildlife Biologist

8:15 am – Reptiles & Amphibians
Team Leader: Adam Prince, Piedmont Wildlife Center

8:15 am – Plants (leaf miners)
Team leader: Tracy Feldman, Ecologist, St. Andrews University

9:00 am – Trees & Plants
Team Leader: Kevin Murphrey, Environmental consultant, Environmental Services, Inc.

9:00 am – iNaturalist hike & Mushroom exploration
Team Leaders: Joe Konvika, Mushroom Fanatic & Jason Crockwell, Naturalist

10:00 am – Butterflies and Dragonflies
Team Leader: Jeff Pippen, Instructor and Wildlife Biologist at Durham Tech.

10:00am – Flora Hike
Team Leader: Tracy Feldman, Ecologist, St. Andrews University

11:00 am – Mushrooms
Team Leader: Joe Konvika, Mushroom Fanatic

11:00 am – Reptiles & Amphibians
Team Leader: Adam Prince, Piedmont Wildlife Center

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Join us for lunch! Marco’s Pizza will be selling pizza by the slice. Cash only!

1:00 pm – Mammals (Camera Traps)
Team Leader: Liz Stabenow, Teacher, Expedition School

1:00 pm – Afternoon birding
Team Leader: Fuz Sanderson, Earthskills Instructor and Wildlife Biologist

2:00 pm – Mushrooms
Team Leader: Joe Konvika, Mushroom Fanatic

2:30 pm – Aquatic Invertebrates
Team Leader: Liz Stabenow, Teacher, Expedition School

2:30pm – Arthropods
Team Leader: Adam Prince, Piedmont Wildlife Center