WYSOCKING WILDLIFE SANCTUARY | CONTRIBUTED EXPLORING NATURE: The Wysocking Wildlife Sanctuary in Englehard, Hyde County will host “Art with Nature” on July 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for all Hyde County children, ages four to 16. The free event will provide educational entertainment through art and the outdoors in order to build a strong appreciation for and promote good stewardship of the natural environment. The event will cover topics, including butterfly identification, butterfly life cycles and the importance of butterflies in the environment. It will also host activities, including painting, stamping and planting a butterfly garden at the newly established Carl’s Pond and Waterfall. All materials and supplies for the program will be included, free of charge. The Wysocking Wildlife Sanctuary is located six miles off U.S. Hwy 264 at Lake Landing in Gull Rock. Call to reserve a place at 252-925-4641. There is a limit of 20 children for the program. Pictured is a flock of Canadian geese flying over Wysocking Wildlife Sanctuary’s newly established Carl’s Pond. Participants of the program will have the opportunity to see wildlife such as this at the sanctuary.