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Prairie Ridge Ecostation - Raleigh, NC

1671 Gold Star Dr
Raleigh , NC , 27607
Phone: (919) 707-8888
35° 48' 25.2972" N, 78° 42' 54.0792" W
Contact name: 
Emma Blackford
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Prairie Ridge boasts a Nature PlaySpace, Outdoor Classroom, a native plant garden and native tree arboretum, a series of ponds and vernal pools, and a trail system winding through the prairie and forest. Museum staff offer a multitude of public programs to educate visitors about nature and science. The Nature PlaySpace for young children has become a safe, popular space for nature-based play; programs offered here include Nature Stories, Nature Creators and Nature PlayDays. Prairie Ridge is also a hub for researchers who conduct citizen science onsite, affording visitors numerous opportunities to participate in real scientific research.