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Month
Date
Upcoming Event
June
6/4/2022
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Honeybee Hive Tour at the CCG
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Come learn about one of the world’s most fascinating insects. Bees are responsible for pollinating one third of the world’s food and produce one of the sweetest treats around. Participants explore a real live hive with certified beekeeper, Anne Glauber. Free, preregistration required.
6/11/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second Saturday NCBG Tour
Spaces Remaining: 5
From March to November, join our skilled volunteer Garden Guides on the second Saturday of the month for a guided tour of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Each month offers a glimpse into what’s happening in our unique native plant gardens – from spring wildflowers to fall color – and what makes the NCBG one of the premier conservation gardens in the US. Tours are one (1) hour and space is limited! Please register each member of your party separately.
6/18/2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Excursion: Rich Mountain Bald at the Tater Hill Plant Conservation Preserve, Watauga County
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
One of our state’s biological treasures (Gray’s Lily) is disappearing from the landscape for a variety of reasons. We are working to collect demographic and genetic data across the species range to help inform conservation action to save this unique Southern Appalachian species. Join the researchers on a trek to the top of Rich Mountain Bald at the Tater Hill Plant Conservation Preserve.
6/18/2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coker Arboretum Tour
Spaces Remaining: 12
Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum curator Margo MacIntyre. 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.
July
7/9/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second Saturday NCBG Tour
Spaces Remaining: 10
From March to November, join our skilled volunteer Garden Guides on the second Saturday of the month for a guided tour of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Each month offers a glimpse into what’s happening in our unique native plant gardens – from spring wildflowers to fall color – and what makes the NCBG one of the premier conservation gardens in the US. Tours are one (1) hour and space is limited! Please register each member of your party separately.
7/16/2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coker Arboretum Tour
Spaces Remaining: 12
Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum curator Margo MacIntyre. 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.
August
8/13/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second Saturday NCBG Tour
Spaces Remaining: 10
From March to November, join our skilled volunteer Garden Guides on the second Saturday of the month for a guided tour of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Each month offers a glimpse into what’s happening in our unique native plant gardens – from spring wildflowers to fall color – and what makes the NCBG one of the premier conservation gardens in the US. Tours are one (1) hour and space is limited! Please register each member of your party separately.
8/20/2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coker Arboretum Tour
Spaces Remaining: 12
Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum curator Margo MacIntyre. 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.
September
9/10/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second Saturday NCBG Tour
Spaces Remaining: 10
From March to November, join our skilled volunteer Garden Guides on the second Saturday of the month for a guided tour of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Each month offers a glimpse into what’s happening in our unique native plant gardens – from spring wildflowers to fall color – and what makes the NCBG one of the premier conservation gardens in the US. Tours are one (1) hour and space is limited! Please register each member of your party separately.
9/17/2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coker Arboretum Tour
Spaces Remaining: 12
Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum curator Margo MacIntyre. 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.
October
10/8/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second Saturday NCBG Tour
Spaces Remaining: 10
From March to November, join our skilled volunteer Garden Guides on the second Saturday of the month for a guided tour of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Each month offers a glimpse into what’s happening in our unique native plant gardens – from spring wildflowers to fall color – and what makes the NCBG one of the premier conservation gardens in the US. Tours are one (1) hour and space is limited! Please register each member of your party separately.
10/15/2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coker Arboretum Tour
Spaces Remaining: 12
Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum curator Margo MacIntyre. 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.
November
11/12/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second Saturday Tour
Spaces Remaining: 10
From March to November, join our skilled volunteer Garden Guides on the second Saturday of the month for a guided tour of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Each month offers a glimpse into what’s happening in our unique native plant gardens – from spring wildflowers to fall color – and what makes the NCBG one of the premier conservation gardens in the US. Tours are one (1) hour and space is limited! Please register each member of your party separately.
11/19/2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coker Arboretum Tour
Spaces Remaining: 12
Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum curator Margo MacIntyre. 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.