Earnhardt devotes his life to acquainting himself with North Carolina’s natural abundance so that he may introduce this wild world to us. In addition to working as an attorney, photographer, and producer and writer of the PBS series Exploring North Carolina, he is the author of three books, including Crossroads of the Natural World.
From a 6,684-foot peak in the west to a shape-shifting sand dune in the east, our state parks hold the best of what North Carolina has to offer. Together, they tell the story of the place we call home.
From wading shorebirds to mountain-dwelling warblers, our avian neighbors have a lot to teach us about the places we call home. A naturalist’s list of 16 must-see birds tells the story of our state in feathers and flight paths.