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‘Outdoors Day’ returns to Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education on April 4

  • 27 March 2018
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COROLLA, N.C. (March 27, 2018) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host its seventh annual “Outdoors Day” on April 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Corolla.

During the free event, visitors can learn about wildlife and outdoor skills by participating in several hands-on activities and demonstrations, such as fishing, kayaking, archery and air rifle shooting. Activity stations, such as Game Species, Owls, Birding Basics and Sea Turtles, provide fun and educational entertainment for visitors of all ages. Staff from the Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges will be on-site to talk about their seasonal tours, canoe outings and ranger-led programs on local wildlife during the day. For more information, call Sharon Meade at (252) 453-0221, ext. 1.

The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education features exhibits and programs that interpret coastal North Carolina’s wildlife and habitats, natural history and cultural heritage, with daily showings of an award-winning documentary, and a calendar of events and educational courses. Admission to the center is free, as are the educational programs offered.

Located in Currituck Heritage Park on Highway 12, the center is next to Currituck Beach Lighthouse and the Whalehead Club. For more information about the center, or to see a schedule of upcoming events, visit the education center’s website at

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Sharon Meade

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