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  • Mountain Island Educational State Forest: This State Forest concentrates its programs on best forestry management practices and water quality. Located on Mountain Island Lake, the Forest offers educational opportunities to classroom students.
  • Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs: Provides information about the natural history of the Hemlocks Bluff Nature Preserve and the plants and animals that live there.
  • South Mountains State Park: One of the state's most rugged parks, South Mountains State Park offers a number of activities. Rangers are available to teach students about the mountain watershed and the importance of water stewardship.

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The Rudolph Howell and Son Environmental Learning Center consists of over 2,800 acres containing nine natural communities and a diverse flora and fauna. Rudolph Howell donated the land to Johnston Community College and wanted it to be used as an outdoor classroom. The Learning Center brought Mr. Howell’s wish to reality. The property is actively managed for the benefit of wildlife, educational opportunities, and low impact outdoor recreation by the staff of Johnston County Community College. Howell Woods offers a variety of educational and entertaining programs and activities for all ages.

The Howell Woods Learning Center is located at 6601 Devil’s Racetrack Road in Four Oaks. To arrange a visit to the center, call 919-938-0115.

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