Birdy it’s Cold outside!

Welcome back, Folks! This week we will be finishing our 2 part series about backyard birds and their adaptation to winter on the East coast. Plus learn how to make a Feeding Garland for your woodland friends. As we discussed before, migration for many animals is a dangerous trek. Often times juvenile or sickly animals… Read more »

Wetland Reptiles Surviving 2018’s Sub-freezing Winter!

Oh, Father winter, how you constantly remind us of the season!  You’ll probably find yourself all bundle up, and sipping on hot cocoa while the world outside has a bitter chill. But what do animals do when winter arrives? Don’t they have a nice cozy home with central heating? Aren’t they all snuggled up, and sleeping under a snow tip pine tree with an open lit fire?   Good questions! Most of… Read more »

Meet Tommy Turtle

Tommy Turtle is an Alligator Snapping Turtle who calls the Shallotte River Swamp Park his home.  Tommy Turtle visited us last year when we were building the swamp park, taking up residence in the retention pond we built by the Birthday Party Activity Center Building. He immediately developed a liking for Sea Bass heads, coming… Read more »