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Entomology

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Stephen Hall, Landscape Ecologist Saturdays June 10, 17, 24; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. · $97 ($87 Members) Learn insect family recognition, common species identification, insect ecology and conservation, basic life cycle biology, sampling techniques and how to improve insect habitats and conservation in the urban environment.

Native Plant Gardening: Maintenance and Techniques

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Lauri Lawson, Horticulturist Saturdays June 17 and 24; 1:30-3:30 p.m. · $48 ($43 Members) Learn the basics of gardening with native plants, from thoughtful plant choices to waterwise irrigation methods, and gain experience in techniques like pruning, timely cutting back and non-toxic pest control that will make your garden an enjoyable experience and a welcome […]

Honey Bee Hive Tour at CCCG

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Anne Cabell, Bee Hobbyist Saturday, June 24; 2-3 p.m. · Free, preregistration required   In honor of National Pollinator Week, NCBG is offering a free bee hive tour at the Carolina Campus Community Garden (CCCG). Come learn about one of the world’s most fascinating insects and explore a real live hive.

Moth Night

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Stephen Hall, Landscape Ecologist Saturday, June 24: 9-10:30 p.m. · $12 ($11 Members) Observe these diverse, colorful and ecologically important organisms in their natural habitat. Blacklights and baiting are used to sample moth populations. Bring your cameras!