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NC Botanical Garden

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100 Old Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
(919) 962-0522 http://ncbg.unc.edu/

March 2017

Climate Change: Then & Now – A Dialogues Seminar

March 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
NC Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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In Collaboration with the North Carolina Botanical Garden Changes in the global climate may be the most pressing issue of our time, but other climate changes have also affected people in past eras.  This Dialogue will begin with a discussion of the climate crisis of 1816, when people in Europe and North America lived through “The Year Without a Summer” after the massive eruption of an Asian volcano. Historian of Science Michael McVaugh will describe North American responses to this…

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July 2017

A Natural History of North Carolina

July 15, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
NC Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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In collaboration with the North Carolina Botanical Garden The Tar Heel State features a wide range of natural features and ecological zones, from the coastal waterways of the Atlantic in the East to the mountains in the West. Join us for a day of learning about how North Carolina’s beautiful regions developed and why we have such a diverse range of habitats. Geologist Drew Coleman will review the long (very long) history of the state’s physical features and explain how…

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