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October 2021

Early Autumn at Mason Farm

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC United States
$21

with Ed Harrison, Naturalist Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM Fee: $21 ($19 Members) An in-depth tour of Mason Farm Biological Reserve's Old Farm Trail that travels through some 260 years of cultural and natural history. Explore the beauty of fall, and learn about the Garden's intense management of both field and forest on the Reserve. The walk includes a short hike off-trail into the Shagbark Hickory Forest. Register Here  

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Coker Arboretum Tour

October 16 @ 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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Further Afield: Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alamance County, NC, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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$18

with Carol Ann McCormick, Curatrix, UNC Herbarium; Mark Peifer, Professor of Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021 Rain Date: Sunday, October 24--please also reserve this date when registering Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Fee: $18 ($16 Members) Join Carol Ann McCormick & Mark Peifer for a ramble through Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area located in south-central Alamance County, 25 miles from Chapel Hill. We will explore the 2.5 mile 'Northern Approach Trail' which goes through several seepy stream areas…

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Peak of Autumn at Penny’s Bend

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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$18

Explore the fall landscape of this 84-acre natural area in northeast Durham, and learn about how the Garden manages this unique property. Surrounded on three sides by the Eno River, Penny's Bend Nature Preserve encompasses mature forests and prairies with regionally rare plants. 

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November 2021

Coker Arboretum Tour

November 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
$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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