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9/12/2016 7:00 PM - 10/1/2016 9:00 PM
Birding for Beginners (4-session course)Registration Closed
This 4-session course discusses what field marks to look for and strategies to use when identifying birds, whether they are resident birds, summer or winter-only residents, or birds just migrating through our area. Participants learn about bird calls and songs and birding equipment, including binoculars, spotting scopes, books, and applications.
The field trip takes participants to the North Carolina Botanical Garden’s Mason Farm Preserve. If you have questions, please contact Tom Driscoll at
9/25/2016 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The Beauty and Charm of Forest Theatre: A TourRegistration Closed
Tour the Koch Memorial Forest Theatre, a stone amphitheater structure built into the hillside on the eastern edge of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. The first outdoor drama was first performed on this site in 1916. Participants take a physical and virtual tour of this incredible theatre and learn the rich history of this UNC iconic landmark. Forest Theatre was described by Frederick Koch, founder of Carolina Playmakers, as an “...open air palace of light and sound, haunt of birds and breezes and human voices, home of natural beauty, poetry and drama...” Fee: $10 ($9 NCBG Member). Limit 10.
10/10/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
10/15/2016 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
10/17/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
10/23/2016 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10/24/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
10/29/2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12/11/2016 10:00 AM - 12/12/2016 10:00 PM