Upcoming Events

  • Barbara J. Sullivan, author of Climate Change Gardening for the South
    Dec 09, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST
    Wilmington, 6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
    Join Island Wildlife for an evening with gardening author Barbara J. Sullivan at the NHC Arboretum. You may register here: https://bit.ly/3W8r0hW Pre-registrants may also prepurchase a signed book for $30 each by visiting https://givebutter.com/YPUFWg
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  • Bull City Ciderworks Drink and Draw with Luna Creative
    Dec 14, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Wilmington, 615 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
    Join us at for Luna Creative's holiday Drink + Draw at Bull City Ciderworks from 5-8pm on December 14th.Art supplies and individual pages from "Backyard Pollinators," "All Along the Atlantic," and "Hatchlings" provided for free. 25% of BP goes to benefit IW's work!
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  • Island Wildlife + Island Women Monthly Cleanup
    Dec 03, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Carolina Beach, 701 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA
    Join Island Wildlife and Island Women at our monthly cleanup. This month, we will meet at the Lazy Pirate and focus on small debris like cigarette butts that may remain after Friday's holiday parade. All supplies included!
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  • Island Wildlife and Island Women Monthly Cleanup
    Nov 19, 8:00 AM – Nov 20, 9:30 AM
    Carolina Beach, 1500 Old Dow Rd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA
    Park directly across from the American legion in Carolina Beach. 8-9:30 am.
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  • Svalbard Seed Vault: How Seed Banking in the Arctic Can Secure Future Food Supplies
    Nov 16, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST
    Webinar
    "The Svalbard Global Seed Vault: How Seed Conservation in the Arctic Can Secure Future Food Supplies." Free and open to the public, preregistration required. Register here: https://bit.ly/3xl3e7K
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  • Bird Walk at Fort Fisher State Historic Site
    Nov 16, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Kure Beach, 1610 Fort Fisher Blvd S, Kure Beach, NC 28449, USA
    THIS EVENT IS FULL. Please email islandwildlifenc@gmail.com to join the waitlist. Join Island Wildlife and JIll Peleuses of Wild Bird Garden and Cape Fear Bird Observatory for a bird walk at Fort Fisher State Historic Site. Pre-registration encouraged. Register here: https://bit.ly/3WqshBd
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  • Oak Island Excursion
    Sat, Nov 12
    Oak Island
    Nov 12, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Oak Island, Oak Island, NC, USA
    As part of our National Parks Foundation JRA programming, we will be running an ecology program on Oak Island with the YWCA and partners from Field Inclusive and elsewhere. This event is not open to the public.
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  • Longleaf Alliance Hike and Hoop
    Thu, Oct 27
    Carolina Beach
    Oct 27, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Carolina Beach, 1010 State Park Rd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA
    “Island Wildlife is partnering with The Longleaf Alliance to offer their conference attendees a guided plant hike along Flytrap Trail at Carolina Beach State Park followed by an ecological embroidery workshop!"
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  • Island Wildlife + Island Women Cleanup
    Oct 23, 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Kure Beach, 100 Atlantic Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449, USA
    Sunday, October 23rd from 7:30-9am, Island Wildlife and Island Women will run a cleanup. Meet streetside in front of the KB Pier. Sweep the beach and the surrounding area. For every 25lbs of trash collected, NCWF, our parent org, will bank and plant one native tree as part of its Clean and Green Cam
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  • Lakefest!
    Sat, Oct 22
    Wilmington
    Oct 22, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Wilmington, Greenfield Lake, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
    Join us at our table at CFRW's Lake Fest. We'll have an eduational table, native seeds, and info about our upcoming events!
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  • Carolina Beach State Park Birding
    Tue, Oct 18
    Carolina Beach
    Oct 18, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Carolina Beach, Marina Lot
    Join Island Wildlife and Jill Peleuses of Wild Bird Graden and the Cape Fear Bird Observatory for a guided walk. Meet at 8 am in the Marina Lot.
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  • Seeds of Change: The Halloween Edition
    Oct 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Wilmington, 6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
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  • Fire in the Pines Festival
    Sat, Oct 08
    Wilmington
    Oct 08, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Wilmington, 4099 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28412, USA
    Join us at our table at the Fire in the Pine Festival. Free and open to the public! 10-3, Halyburton Park.
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  • Mini Bog Workshop
    Wed, Oct 05
    Flytrap Brewing
    Oct 05, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Flytrap Brewing, 319 Walnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
    Were celebrating Fire in the Pine with a Mini Bog Workshop--join us!
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  • Native Plants Festival
    Sat, Sep 17
    NHC Arboretum
    Sep 17, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    NHC Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Dr
    Join us at the 7th Annual Native Plants Festival
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  • Island Wildlife + Island Women Beach Cleanup
    Sep 06, 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Carolina Beach, Atlanta Ave, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA
    Meet at the Atlanta Avenue Beach Access at 7:30 am. Supplies provided. See you there!
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  • Phenology: Nature's Calendar with Erin Posthumus
    Aug 30, 6:30 PM – Aug 31, 7:30 PM
    Webinar
    Save the date to join the Island Wildlife Chapter of the NC Wildlife Federation for a free webinar with Erin Posthumus of the USA National Phenology Network on Phenology and community science.
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  • Native Plants for Wildlife, with Charley Winterbauer
    Aug 23, 6:30 PM – Aug 24, 7:30 PM
    Wilmington, 6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
    During this talk, you'll learn how to best determine the right plant in the right place for pollinators and wildlife, as well as which native plants are essential for migratory birds' survival.
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