Schweinitz’s Sunflowers

Researchers from the North Carolina Zoo, in partnership with several other institutions, have been successful in relocating endangered plant populations to restored habitat areas near the Zoo in Randolph County, North Carolina.

Research on Ridge’s Mountain

Ridge’s Mountain, located just 12 miles from the North Carolina Zoological Park, is an area rich in research opportunities—horticulture research, wildlife research, and archaeological research are all underway in the preserve.

Pitcher Plants in the Wild

Pitcherplants are becoming rare, and the insects that depend on them are rarer still. Researchers are working to restore populations of both species at a site in Montgomery County, North Carolina.