Fitch Lecture: North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky

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

During this special lecture, Bland Simpson will read from and speak about his new book, North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky. He will present and discuss photographs from the book, with help from the photographers, including his wife Ann Cary Simpson and Tom Earnhardt. Reception and book-signing to follow. Named in memory of...

Members’ Holiday Party

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

Saturday, December 11 3-5 p.m. All members of the North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation are welcome to celebrate the beauty of the season at our annual Members' Holiday Party. Invitation with details to follow! Not a member? You can become a member at the door or join today!

Green Roots, Red Resilience

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

Green Roots, Red Resilience is focused on celebrating cultural relationships between Native American people and native plants. Through hands-on workshops led by local Native American plant knowledge keepers, we will explore and celebrate cultural uses, traditions, and relationships among multiple Native plants and the people who have been tending to and using these plants since...

Free

Virtual Lunchbox Talk: Venus Flytrap Champions

Virtual

Much of North Carolina’s Venus flytrap territory is privately owned. Debbie Crane of The Nature Conservancy will describe the Venus Flytrap Champions, a program that works to help private landowners identify and manage flytrap habitat. Landowners in the Carolinas with Venus Flytrap on their property can play a significant role in maintaining the remaining Flytrap populations and preventing the loss of this fascinating, management-dependent species. The Nature Conservancy is one of many organizations participating in this new program.

Annual NCBGF Membership Meeting

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

All members of the North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation are cordially invited to attend the 2021 Annual Membership Meeting to meet new board directors and hear the state of the Garden. Visit our website for a full agenda. We hope to see you there! This meeting will be held on Zoom. The link for the...

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Coker Arboretum Tour

Coker Arboretum 399 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

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...

$6

Outdoor Winter Craft Market

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

Find the perfect holiday giftsduring our outdoor craft market. Local artisans will offer a variety of products, including folk art, quilted pillows, essential oils, handmade natural art, felt art, and natural beauty products.

Free

Winter in the Garden Members’ Holiday Party

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

We invite all members of the North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation to celebrate the beauty of the season outdoors at the annual Members’ Holiday Party.

Hybrid Lunchbox Talk: Saving the Wild South: The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction

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

The American South is famous for its astonishingly rich biodiversity. In her new book Saving the Wild South, Georgann Eubanks takes a wondrous trek from Alabama to North Carolina to search out native plants that are endangered and wavering on the edge of erasure. Even as she reveals the intricate beauty and biology of the South’s plant life, she also shows how local development and global climate change are threatening many species, some of which have been graduated to the federal list of endangered species.