Events for April 18, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for April 18, 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 …

Spring Native Tree Identification – Intensive

ONSITE | Thursday, April 18, 1 – 5 p.m. When we think of flowers in the spring, our attention often is turned towards the numerous showy flowers found on herbaceous plants on the forest floor. If we look upwards, however, we learn to notice the many species of mountain trees that also begin blooming at …

Recurring

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 …