Inclusive Outdoor Resources


  • NC State-based research team, NSF funded working group
  • Nature Gap: Why Outdoor Spaces Lack Diversity and Inclusion, from NC State University


Groups in the Triangle Area, NC

Outdoor Afro

  • National org, but has a Raleigh-Durham group and Facebook group

Naturally Wild LLC

  • Recent events include QTBIPOC Bird Walks at Duke Gardens

UNC American Indian Cultural Garden

Urban Community AgriNomics (UCAN)– Catawba Trail Farm –

  • Durham based, recent events include farm workdays and food distributions

Feminist Bird Club

  • National org, but has a Durham chapter (Instagram here)

BLK Hiking Club

  • Recently partnered with Triangle Land Conservancy in Durham, unclear where they are based exactly though

Field Inclusive

  • Raleigh based, amplifying and supporting marginalized and historically excluded biologists and field researchers

Latinos Aventureros

  • North Carolina based, might have some Triangle area events

Groups Elsewhere in North Carolina

Issa Vibe Adventures –

  • Seems mostly based in Charlotte NC, not clear if currently active

North Carolina Adapted Sports –

  • Recent events in Cary and New Hill, NC

Culture Queens Outdoors –

  • Charlotte-based

List of Resources crafted by Maggie Heraty, Duke Forest Senior Program Coordinator

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