Summer Camp registration for 2018 is now open!

Camp programs run Monday-Friday 9am-3pm in Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill. Options to add extended hours from 8am-5:30pm are available. NEW THIS SUMMER!!! Drama in the Forest camp for ages 5-14. Advanced Survival- Overnight Addition ages 13-17. Why limit yourself to the Monday-Friday schedule? Extend your week with a Friday night-Saturday camping trip at one of [...]

2018-01-26T15:16:39+00:00 December 4th, 2017|News|

Looking to work outdoors with kids?! Part time Environmental Educators needed…

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT  PART-TIME Environmental Educators  Piedmont Wildlife Center seeks part-time environmental educators to assist the Education Department in designing and implementing educational programs for our Homeschool, Intersession Camps, Afterschool, and Adult Education Courses. This is a part-time position. Hours may vary between 12-35 hours per week (some weekends required) depending on applicant’s availability, and program needs. [...]

2017-08-10T21:24:01+00:00 August 10th, 2017|News|

It’s Time to Wear a New Hat!

It’s with mixed emotions that I write my last newsletter as the Executive Director of Piedmont Wildlife Center.  I moved to North Carolina in 2005 and began my tenure at PWC in March as the Director of Development.  PWC Founder and my mentor, Bobby Schopler, left PWC in 2006 to become a veterinarian at the [...]

2017-07-20T14:46:33+00:00 July 5th, 2017|News|

Wild Open House Thursday, April 13th!

Welcome to the Wild April 13, 2017 5:00pm - 7:30pm Leigh Farm Park, Durham Have you been wanting to visit our park? Now's your chance! Meet and Greet some of our native wildlife ambassadors. This is a special event as part of the NC Science Festival that will allow you to get up close [...]

2017-05-09T17:25:46+00:00 April 12th, 2017|News|

Love is in the Air

It’s that time of year again: Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Literally! For centuries a common symbol of love has been the dove. One reason for this reputation is their association with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. According to mythology, doves were one of Aphrodite’s favorite birds, and her golden chariot was [...]

2017-04-10T01:50:36+00:00 February 14th, 2017|News|

Otters at PWC? Get otter here!

by Kendelle Cooper, Wildlife Conservation Intern Spring 2017 If you haven’t already, head over to our Facebook page and check out the trail camera video of some new found otter residents! This is the first time otters have been spotted near the Piedmont Wildlife Center. Now we know they are here, it’s important to understand [...]

2017-04-25T14:49:34+00:00 February 8th, 2017|News|