Inclusive Outdoor Resources

Resources

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

Nationally

Groups in the Triangle Area, NC

Outdoor Afrohttps://outdoorafro.org/

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

Naturally Wild LLC https://naturallywildllc.org/

  • Recent events include QTBIPOC Bird Walks at Duke Gardens

UNC American Indian Cultural Garden

Urban Community AgriNomics (UCAN)– Catawba Trail Farm – https://ucan.today/

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

Feminist Bird Clubhttps://www.feministbirdclub.org/

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

BLK Hiking Clubhttps://blkhikingclub.com/

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

Field Inclusivehttps://www.fieldinclusive.org/

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

Latinos Aventureroshttps://www.latinosaventureros.org/iniciohome

  • North Carolina based, might have some Triangle area events

Groups Elsewhere in North Carolina

Issa Vibe Adventures – https://www.issavibeadventures.com/

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

North Carolina Adapted Sports – https://www.ncadaptedsports.org/

  • Recent events in Cary and New Hill, NC

Culture Queens Outdoors – https://www.cltqueens.com/

  • Charlotte-based

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

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