Drop-In Discovery Station: Pine Power!

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

We’re celebrating the amazing longleaf pine habitat this spring. Drop in at the discovery station for a celebration of all things longleaf pine trees! How do they grow? Why do they need fire? What animals depend on them? Find out! Try your hand at pine needle painting and cone stamping, and then enjoy a scavenger hunt for a prize.

Free

Explore Natural and Cultural History at the Green Swamp Preserve

Brunswick County, NC

The Nature Conservancy’s Hervey McIver and Debbie Crane will join Julie Moore, coordinator for the Venus Flytrap Champions program, and Sue Jacobs and Darlene Jacobs, coordinators of the Waccamaw Siouan Healing Green Space, to learn about the area’s amazing natural and cultural history of the Green Swamp. This will be a particularly interesting time to visit the preserve, which was completely burned during a wildfire last summer, which is having an amazing effect on its many fire-dependent plants.

$18

Spring Native Plant Sale

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

Pre-registration required 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Register for your spot starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. The link for registration will appear on this webpage at that...

Carolina Moonlight Garden Party

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

“The Best Party in Town!”  — Gail Perry, NCBGF Director and gala planning committee member Buy Tickets You are invited to dress in your best floral attire and join us for the 12th annual Carolina Moonlight Garden Party. Enjoy live music, a sponsored opening reception, dinner on-site amongst the native wildflowers, and a spirited ‘Fund...

$200

Saving Our Savannas Closing Lecture: What Does the Future Hold for Longleaf Pine – The Opportunities and Resources for Longleaf Pine Stewardship

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

Julie Moore has a passion for longleaf pine that spans nearly 50 years of professional and personal experience. She knows that longleaf pine is more than a tree, it is a legacy that we must protect and restore for the future. In this talk, she will share her insights on the history, challenges, and opportunities of longleaf pine conservation.