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Hybrid Special Arbor Day Lecture: The World of Trees with Peter White
April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
with Peter White, UNC Biology Professor, Past NCBG Director, Retired
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Location: Hybrid (Virtual and Reeves Auditorium)
Fee: Free; preregistration required
Join the Garden and Dr. Peter White, former Director of the North Carolina Botanical Garden and Professor of Biology (Emeritus) at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for a special lecture celebrating trees in all their diversity of forms and ecological roles and, more particularly, in celebration of Arbor Day and the 120th anniversary year of the Coker Arboretum. In 2022, Peter White, as a member of a four-person team, published The World Atlas of Trees and Forests: Exploring Earth’s Forest Ecosystems (Princeton University Press), recently named recipient of the Outstanding Reference Book of the last year by the American Library Association and presented with the PROSE Award for Environmental Science by the American Association of Publishers.