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

Spring Warblers

FIELD | Saturday, May 4, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Spring in eastern North America is the perfect time and place to find warblers. Many are arriving to breed, while others are on their way to breeding grounds farther north. At this time of year, their breeding plumage is stunning, and they are very vocal, …

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Bloom with a View

Arboretum Gardens

Returning this spring! “Bloom with a View,” is an immersive floral installation on the grounds of The North Carolina Arboretum. Throughout the gardens, colorful and festive planters will elevate thousands of blooms to eye-level. Wander, explore and even lose yourself among the flowers! Click here for more info. Come frolic among the flowers!   Special …

Project Learning Tree: Climate Focus Criteria I Workshop

ONSITE | Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Project Learning Tree ® (PLT) is an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for educators and students in PreK-grade 12. PLT is a program of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. It is one of the most widely used environmental education programs in the United States and …

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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 …

Flower Power: A Forest Bathing Retreat

ONSITE | Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Celebrate the ephemeral beauty of flowers during this immersive morning nature retreat! In Japan, the birthplace of forest bathing (Shinrin Yoku), they celebrate the annual cherry blossom bloom (Sakura) with a practice known as Hanami, which translates to “contemplate the flowers.” This experience gently invites …

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 …