Events for April 4, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for April 4, 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 …

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Botany Basics- In Person

ONSITE | Six Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 19 – April 4, 1 – 3 p.m. Plants have many amazing abilities: they make their own food, pull water hundreds of feet in the air against gravity, and trick insects and other animals into helping them reproduce. They track the sun, recoil at a touch, and …

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Arboretum Reads Nature’s Best Hope

Arboretum Reads Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard by Douglas Tallamy ONSITE | Two Sessions: Thursday, April 4 & 18, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Douglas W. Tallamy’s first book, Bringing Nature Home, awakened thousands of readers to an urgent situation: wildlife populations are in decline because the native plants …

Co-Existing with Black Bears

ONSITE | Thursday, April 4, 6 – 7 p.m. It’s spring and you know what that means! Warmer temperatures, beautiful flowers and trees blooming, people venturing out to enjoy it all. And it turns out black bears are coming out in large numbers to enjoy the same things that humans enjoy. Learn about the conditions …