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June 2021

Entomology (Series)

June 12 @ 9:30 am - June 26 @ 12:30 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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$135

This nine hour course is designed for a broad audience. Most aspects of insect biology will be covered, with an emphasis on the adaptations that have made them the most diverse group of organisms. The variety of orders, families, and species will be reviewed, using examples found in the local area. Observational techniques will be demonstrated in a field trip to Mason Farm, and a tour of the Garden's display areas will be used to discuss how to improve habitats for insects in our own backyards.

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Twilight Thursdays

June 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 2, 2021

North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Free

Every Thursday evening between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we’re staying open until 8 p.m. so you can enjoy our display gardens after work and in cooler temperatures. Our exhibit hall and Garden Shop will be open (masks required indoors), and you're welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy outdoors – we have lots of benches and picnic tables, plus open lawn areas for blankets. With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed in the Garden, and as…

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Coker Arboretum Tour

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 20, 2021

Coker Arboretum, 399 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$6

Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum assistant curator Geoffrey Neal. This walking tour will explore the 5-acres that make up the Arboretum, allowing time for observation and discussion. Each tour differs as the gardens change through the seasons. The tour departs from the stone gathering circle on the Cameron Avenue side of the Arboretum at 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month (March through November). Tours take place rain or shine.…

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Outdoor Yoga in the Garden

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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$13

Join us for 75 minutes of rejuvenating outdoor yoga. The class will be held outside in our Perennial Circle. You will be immersed in the sounds and sights of nature as Sam leads you through a series of seated, standing, and lying poses in the meadow with views of native flowers, trees, and butterflies. The class is gentle and invigorating. Modifications of poses will be offered.

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Tips and Tricks from the Green Gardener Desk: Gardening Around Mature Trees (Virtual Program)

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$19

Are the trees in your garden maturing, resulting in a change in the level of light (sun to shade) in your garden? Or does your garden have existing mature trees, creating challenges for planting without damaging the roots? If so, this class is for you. Wendy Wenck currently oversees the NCBG Green Gardener Clinic where Garden staff and volunteers have answered gardener's questions about native plants for over 10 years. In this class, Wendy will share case study examples of a couple of these common landscape challenges with potential solutions and will field questions from the audience to help you solve your related landscape challenges.

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Virtual Lunchbox Talk: The Search for Anti-Cancer Phytochemicals in Lumbee Herbal Medicine

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The North Carolina Native American Ethnobotany Project was a 2-year research investigation of cultural and medicinal plants of significance to Indigenous communities in North Carolina. This lecture highlights several plants with a long history of medicinal use within these communities to fight infections and examines the scientific evidence to support their use by local communities.

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Twilight Thursdays

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 2, 2021

North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Free

Every Thursday evening between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we’re staying open until 8 p.m. so you can enjoy our display gardens after work and in cooler temperatures. Our exhibit hall and Garden Shop will be open (masks required indoors), and you're welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy outdoors – we have lots of benches and picnic tables, plus open lawn areas for blankets. With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed in the Garden, and as…

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Outdoor Yoga in the Garden

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
+ Google Map
$13

Join us for 75 minutes of rejuvenating outdoor yoga. The class will be held outside in our Perennial Circle. You will be immersed in the sounds and sights of nature as Sam leads you through a series of seated, standing, and lying poses in the meadow with views of native flowers, trees, and butterflies. The class is gentle and invigorating. Modifications of poses will be offered.

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July 2021

Twilight Thursdays

July 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 2, 2021

North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Thursday evening between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we’re staying open until 8 p.m. so you can enjoy our display gardens after work and in cooler temperatures. Our exhibit hall and Garden Shop will be open (masks required indoors), and you're welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy outdoors – we have lots of benches and picnic tables, plus open lawn areas for blankets. With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed in the Garden, and as…

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Outdoor Yoga in the Garden

July 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
+ Google Map
$13

Join us for 75 minutes of rejuvenating outdoor yoga. The class will be held outside in our Perennial Circle. You will be immersed in the sounds and sights of nature as Sam leads you through a series of seated, standing, and lying poses in the meadow with views of native flowers, trees, and butterflies. The class is gentle and invigorating. Modifications of poses will be offered.

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