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
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.
Each July, a 5-acre field of brilliant yellow sunflowers attracts thousands of people — plus rare birds and other wildlife — to our city.
This colorful and carefully curated garden links Morrisville couple Berry and Dick Hayter to their roots in Zimbabwe and beyond.
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.
This summer the Butterfly Room will go back to normal hours. Learn about the butterflies, turtles, snakes and sloth that live here.
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.
In honor of The Year of the Trail, use this as a guide when selecting a new trail to explore this year in Raleigh and beyond.