Bald Eagles are large raptors with impressive aerial maneuvers — and you can see them in habitats along Falls Lake and Jordan Lake.
The unique properties of water make it life-sustaining in the coldest months. And, if you look closely, it creates beautiful patterns.
Though it’s hard to spot these nocturnal creatures, flying squirrels are surprisingly abundant in our forests and neighborhoods.
This large game bird in North Carolina has a special place in our traditions — and some singular features too
These majestic animals are the largest mammal in the state, and are easiest to see in early fall during their mating season.
Get to know this small group of venomous insects that can irritate humans. They’re pretty cool-looking, too!
Learn about Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, the only species of hummingbird that nests in the eastern United States.
Look around your yard this Fourth of July — you may find some plants that remind you of a brilliant fireworks display.
A closer look at the floating bugs that glide along the surface of creeks and ponds — and the mysteries surrounding them.
The Eastern Chipmunk can hold 60 sunflower seeds in its expandable cheek pouches and builds 10-foot-long tunnels.
Traveling by canoe, this nature writer explores the rich, ecologically diverse area of our state’s swamplands.
This unique and truly aquatic salamander is found only in the Tar-Pamlico and Neuse River basins of North Carolina.
Each winter, thousands of tundra swans migrate to eastern North Carolina, where they spend time preening, resting, and eating.
In this season of bare branches, discovering a green leaf or red berry is a delightful surprise — and a sign that spring isn’t far away.