Program Details

[CANCELLED] Creek Critters! Family Hike - FOR FAMILIES!

Sunday, September 30, 2018

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM


For ages 7 & up with accompanying adult.

Discover the amazing world of aquatic insects and other water critters the best way getting wet! Enjoy an early fall hike along the Nature Trails to Morgan Creek, where we will explore stream habitats and collect/release crayfish, dragonfly nymphs, and more. Learn how these creatures survive in their aquatic home and the importance of indicator species to determine the health of the creek.

Wear clothes and closed-toed shoes for hiking and to get wet. NOTE: This is a moderate hike of about 1-mile round-trip on our trail system. Parents/caregivers must remain with child(ren) at all times.

$10 ($9 Members) per child; no fee for accompanying adult


Spaces Remaining: 10


The registration period has closed for this event.


North Carolina Botanical Garden

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517


Growing Classroom (C110)

Program Instructor

Mike Dunn is the NCBG Natural Science Educator. He has worked for 32 years with the State of North Carolina as a naturalist/educator – 8 years with the NC Division of Parks and Recreation and 24 years with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Mike has designed and conducted hundreds of workshops on natural history, throughout the state and beyond, on subjects ranging from wildlife to wildflowers. He is also an avid nature photographer and writes a blog about the natural wonders that surround us – see

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