The BGF Gets a New Name

You can probably recall names of organizations that either made you want to learn more or failed to grab your attention. The name an entity selects for itself is so…

Q & A with President Greg Fitch

Q. How did you begin your involvement with the BGF? A. I’ve been interested in gardening since I was a kid helping my grandfather in his Chapel Hill garden. I…

Dear Friends of the Herbarium,

It seems I am overdue in describing the many exciting goings-on at the UNC Herbarium—so let me remedy that situation with this letter! As I write, on May 12th, the…

Moss Madness Coming to Chapel Hill

by Carol Ann McCormick, Herbarium Curator While Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill may experience… ahem… friendly competition during March Madness on basketball courts, the staff of the Sarah P. Duke…

Famous Folk Among the Fungi

By Carol Ann McCormick, Curator, University of North Carolina Herbarium My daughters claim there are no famous botanists. I have tried to refute this claim, but never to their satisfaction….