Events for April 3, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for April 3, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum

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Nature’s Blueprints: Biomimicry in Art and Design

Baker Exhibit Center

Nature’s Blueprints: Biomimicry in Art and Design January 20 – May 12 Baker Exhibit Center In an age of complex environmental challenges, why not look to the ingenuity of nature for solutions? The forms, patterns, and processes found in the natural world—refined by 3.8 billion years of evolution—can inspire our design of everything from clothing …

Recurring

Spring Native Flora Identification – Field Version

FIELD | Five Sessions: Wednesdays, April 3 – May 8 (No Class April 10), 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. + (Hikes may go longer.) In this entirely field-based class led by Naturalist Scott Dean, you will learn to identify native mountain flora on the trail by training your eyes and using a non-technical dichotomous keying …

EcoGardening: Principles in Practice- In-person (Third Session)

ONSITE | Three Sessions: Wednesdays, March 6, 20 & April 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ecological gardening is a way of thinking about the designed landscape in which gardens are no longer seen as a collection of plants, but as a community of complex interdependencies among plants, soils, environment and animals. Ecology-based methods used …