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Mountain Science Expo

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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April 27


10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Baker Exhibit Center

The N.C. Arboretum is excited to host the 8th annual Mountain Science Expo! Part of the North Carolina Science Festival, this family-friendly event will feature hands-on demonstrations, guided programs and more than 20 exhibitors.

Event Schedule:

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Exhibitor tables and hands-on activities; Citizen Science Poster Fair for Project EXPLORE and ecoEXPLORE participants (Education Center)

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Native Reptiles and Amphibians program with Steve O’Neil (Baker Exhibit Center Lobby)

12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.: Citizen Science Poster Fair Judging (Education Center)

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Guided Stream Walk with The Cradle of Forestry in America (Outdoor Events Garden to start)

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Native Birds and Mammals program with Carlton Burke (Baker Exhibit Center Lobby)

*Join the City Nature Challenge April 26 Р29 and help put Western North Carolina on the map! Download the iNaturalist mobile application and upload your photographic observations of nature to help scientists learn more about the amazing diversity in our area!*