Turn the tide on trash by volunteering for “Project Clean Our Waterways,” a marine debris cleanup on Thursday, May 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We'll all board a boat and assist with the removal of marine trash from our waterways and coastline. The cleanup is a joint effort of the Aquarium, the town of Beaufort, Duke Marine Lab's Robotics and Remote Science Lab, and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve partnership.
Help protect the shoreline on Bogue Banks on Tuesday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to noon, by participating in a shoreline restoration project. The North Carolina Coastal Federation is partnering with Sound to Sea at the Trinity Center and the Aquarium to plant marsh grass as part of a Living Shoreline project. Volunteers will plant marsh grass that will help protect shorelines from erosion and create habitat for marine creatures.
Wise up about owls and other native raptors and water birds with Bird’s-Eye View, beginning Saturday, May 27. The daily free-flight bird show offers a close look at some impressive birds. The program is free with admission or membership.