The next Charlotte Senior Center Wednesday lecture is “Live Free or Die in China” with Tao Sun, On Thursday, May 13.

New sessions added! Boost your child’s comfort and skills in the water and give them the ability to enjoy this lifelong sport and past time.

On certain afternoons, if I time it just right, I may spot a brown creeper (Certhia americana) on the trunk of a tree in my front yard. Moving stealthily, almost imperceptibly up the tree, the brown creeper hunts for food amongst the bark.

Another sign of spring, and the temperature ups-and-downs that welcome it, a foggy morning filled the hills.

These feathered friends stopped by to hang out at Wake Robin, according to photographer Gail White, “It’s been quite the attraction, and just the other day the babies appeared!”

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We’re excited to preview the theme for the 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tails & Tales. With a focus on stories about creatures, wilderness, and nature, we hope that you and the children in your life will be encouraged to explore outdoors …

On sunny, warm days, house flies hatch and buzz around homes and offices. These flies complete aerobatic stunts that easily evade human efforts at swatting or shooing. That aerial agility, so frustrating to the would-be swatters, is thanks to…

After the recent appearance of second winter — or third, or fourth, who’s counting? — these blooms are a welcome change.

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