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 CERTIFICATE PROGRAM in BOTANICAL ART and ILLUSTRATION
Spaces Remaining: 4897
The Certificate in Botanical Art and Illustration provides comprehensive courses to people who wish to improve their skills in drawing and painting plants in an accurate and technically detailed manner. Studies leading to the certificate will enhance the experience of both the professional and the dedicated amateur artist. The program is designed to give students a well-balanced curriculum combining basic scientific background, visual arts theory, and practical experience using various media. Classes are taught by NCBG staff, and other area art and botany professionals. $100 enrollment fee for administrative costs; courses will entail additional fees. Students must be at least 18 years of age to enroll.

 CERTIFICATE PROGRAM in NATIVE PLANT STUDIES
Spaces Remaining: 4927
The Certificate in Native Plant Studies expands on the Garden's mission by providing 'a well-balanced botany, ecology, and taxonomy curriculum that enables students to expand their knowledge and develop a greater appreciation of native flora of the southeastern United States.' The program is designed to give students a well-balanced curriculum combining basic scientific background and hands-on investigative opportunities. Studies leading to the Certificate will enhance the experience of the professional and dedicated amateur botanist and provide strong credentials for those involved in botanical, ecological, and conservation endeavors. Classes are taught by Garden staff, UNC professors, and other area professionals. $100 enrollment fee for administrative costs; courses will entail additional fees. Students must be at least 18 years of age to enroll.

 GIFT CERTIFICATES
Spaces Remaining: 10000
Share your love for the mission of the North Carolina Botanical Garden with a gift certificate in the amount of your choosing. Gift certificates never expire and can be used toward registration in any of our hundreds of programs, or even toward enrollment in one of our certificate programs!

November11/1/2014
9:30 AM - 12/6/2014
Soil Ecology
Registration Closed
Saturdays, November 1, 8, 22, December 6 9:30am - 12:30pm This course is intended for a broad audience. Students are introduced to the complex world of soils including information on how they are formed, characterized, and populated by a wide array of organisms. An overview of soil types is presented, followed by the study of typical Piedmont soils and their properties. The various roles that soils play in both human society and ecological systems are discussed. No prerequisite. Fee: $125 ($115 NCBG members)

January1/18/2015
1:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Winter Flora
Spaces Remaining: 13
Sundays, Jan 18, 25 Feb 1, 8, 1:45–4:45 pm (Inclement weather date: Feb 15) This course is designed for a broad audience as well as for students who are enrolled in either of the Garden’s certificate programs. Field trips and exercises provide experience in the use of identification keys and recognition of winter and early spring native plants in a natural setting. Enjoy discovering that many trees and shrubs are easily recognized when not covered with leaves! No prerequisites. Fee: $130 ($115 NCBG members). Fee includes copy of May and Tom Watts, Winter Tree Finder.

 
 

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phone: 919-843-8524 

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