Events from June 29 – July 9 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events from June 29 – July 9 – The North Carolina Arboretum

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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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 …

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Spring Native Flora ID- 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 …

Landscaping Design Fundamentals: Approaches to Design

ONLINE | Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Consider a new way of approaching design that will empower you to be more creative, more decisive and more purposeful with landscape challenges, whether it is developing a property master plan or designing the perfect mailbox garden. This evening discussion is open to all interested in …