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Southport NatureFest
Various locations
Southport, NC 28461

(904) 290-6802

April 2020 - Cancelled  Coastal Water Watch hosts this environmental appreciation event which includes interesting, fun and educational activities for the whole family. Events are scheduled from 7:30 AM until 5 PM and you can pick and choose which events interest you. Some events require pre-registration. Tickets are sold at the Adventure Kayak Company and the NC Maritime Museum at Southport.

Schedule of Events

7:30 AM - Kayak excursion on Cottage Creek - The Adventure Kayak Company. Pre-registration (910-454-0607) and $49 fee required. Group size will be limited.

8:00 AM - Bird Walk in downtown Southport - pre-registration required (910-547-9453).

8:30 AM - 1:00 pm- Presentations and Plant Sale Begins in Franklin Square park (Southport Garden Club) with the opportunity to learn about pollinators to include:

•The benefits of bats—- Bald Head Island Conservancy
•Honeybees and beekeeping—— UNCW Beekeepers Association
•How to support pollinators and other wildlife with plants—— Brunswick County Master Gardeners Association.

8:30 AM - Green Swamp tour with Dr. Roger Shew departs. Pre-registration (904-290-6802) and $10 fee required. 10:00 AM - Bird boating tours with Southport Boat Rentals. Pre-registration (904-290-6802) and $35 fee required.

1:30 PM - Documentary movie Flight of the Butterflies showing at Southport Baptist Church CMC, 102 E. Nash Street. (45 mins.) Free.

3:00 PM - Lecture presentation by Cape Fear Riverkeeper Kemp Burdette at the Southport Baptist Church CMC, E. Nash Street. (1.5-2 hrs.) Free


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