durant nature preserve

Upcoming Nature Programs at Durant Nature Preserve

Durant Nature Preserve has something for everyone. Hike the trails, fish the lake or join a Nature Program to learn and play. Check out upcoming Nature Programs below. For more information, call the park office at 919-870-2871. 

You can register for any Nature Program online using RecLink. Courses can be found easily in RecLink by searching the unique course "registration barcode" listed below.

Frosty Flicks – Winter Film Series
Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

It’s dark outside, just right for a movie! Take advantage of winter evenings with our new documentary series in the scenic Campbell Lodge. Film topics will cover current science events and environmental conservation near home and around the world. Each film screening includes Q&A discussion, opportunities for sharing resources, networking time, and, of course, popcorn! Frosty Flicks events are eligible for NC EE Criteria III credit. All interested community members are invited. Preregistration is required.

Age: 16 years and up
Free for all participants
Barcode: #244547


Campfire Story & Marshmallow Roast
Saturday, Dec. 14, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Gather 'round the campfire for an evening of storytelling, nature, and marshmallows. As dusk falls, we'll come together to meet new friends, enjoy quality time, and share a tale connected to the forests and wildlife of the Preserve. Children must be accompanied by adults. Children and adults must register and pay the program fee.

Age: 6 years and up
Course Fee: $2
Barcode #245826