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Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Become a Turtle Trekker

Eastern Box Turtle populations are in decline in North Carolina and we need your help to figure out why! Become a Citizen Scientist and join our Turtle Trekkers today!

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The Box Turtle Connection

Is an ecological study that is combined with a citizen based effort to understand movements, hibernation, food habits and more.

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Biological Inventory

Leigh Farm Park is a critical biological buffer area that links a chain of ecosystems across the Piedmont region, maintaining a wildlife corridor across central North Carolina and beyond. The park and the surrounding North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) area include five habitat types: bottomland hardwood forest, upland hardwood forest, pine forest, forested wetlands and fields.

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Trail Camera Photos

See all our Trail Camera photos on our Facebook page!

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Conservation Begins at Home

Wildlife is directly affected by the choices that we make everyday. Learn more about how to help.

How to help
Wildlife Emergencies

What to Do When You Find Injured Wildlife

1. What to do first
2. Contact a licensed wildlife rehabilitator
3. How to make a specific animal comfortable and safe

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Piedmont Wildlife Center does not operate a wildlife clinic, but we can help you with your wildlife questions and concerns and can help locate a wildlife hospital or rehabilitator in your area.

why we need volunteers

Be part of our team!

Join our volunteer team and help with animal care or raptor care, answering WildNet calls, maintenance, etc.

Interested in volunteering?

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Citizen Science Projects

Hummingbirds at HomeU.S., National Audubon Society

Hummingbirds at Home collects data on how hummingbirds interact with nectar sources.

Project NoahWorldwide, smart phone App

Project Noah is a worldwide citizen science based project that attempts to documents all different plant and animal species.

Wild Life of Our HomesNorth Carolina State University

Request a kit to take samples of the microbes in your home. You never know what microscopic bacteria cartoon greenorganisms might be lurking behind your sink or above your door!