Events for April 20, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for April 20, 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 …

Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Criteria I Workshop

ONSITE | Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning, and Expertise Sharing) learning sessions are active experiences crafted to encourage instructors to look at specific aspects of research-based science pedagogy and to inspire shifts in instructors’ thinking about their own teaching and learning. Developed by the Lawrence …

Spring Native Tree ID – Field Experience B

ONSITE | Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. – 12 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 …

Recurring

Guided Trail Walk

Baker Exhibit Center

Hit the trails and learn more about The North Carolina Arboretum’s botanically diverse forest with a guided trail walk! April through October, this free hiking program is led by trained volunteer guides who take small groups of participants along woodland trails and through a variety of forest types. Depending on the season and each guide’s …

Recurring

Guided Trail Walk

Baker Exhibit Center

Hit the trails and learn more about The North Carolina Arboretum’s botanically diverse forest with a guided trail walk! April through October, this free hiking program is led by trained volunteer guides who take small groups of participants along woodland trails and through a variety of forest types. Depending on the season and each guide’s …

A Forest Bathing Retreat Celebrating Mother Earth

ONSITE | Saturday, April 20, 2 – 5 p.m. Begin your Earth Day (April 22) festivities by celebrating spring while cultivating your relationship with Mother Earth, yourself, and others during this rejuvenating afternoon nature immersion retreat. Certified Guide Christa Hebal will lead you on a gentle journey through the spring forest, weaving mindfulness, breathwork, forest …