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Sustainable Garden Systems: Going Beyond Plants - Virtual

with Janna Starr, Facilities & Events Manager and Sustainability Officer, North Carolina Botanical Garden

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Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Fee: $18 ($16 Members)


The winter is a great time to plan and incorporate sustainable systems into your landscape and garden. In this course, we will introduce sustainable strategies participants can use in their home gardens to reduce environmental impact, utilize nature’s resources, and promote biodiversity. Participants will also learn about the North Carolina Botanical Garden’s sustainable features and LEED Platinum facilities, including the Garden’s focus on conserving water, reducing waste through composting, utilizing local and natural materials in landscapes and hardscapes, reducing energy, and more.




Remaining Seats: 4

Note: Preregistration is required | Registration open through 1/21/2021 11:00 AM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Janna Starr is the Facilities & Events Manager and Sustainability Officer at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. In her role she manages public outreach events and rentals, oversees the buildings and facilities, and leads the Sustainability Committee. Prior to her time in Durham, Janna lived in Brooklyn and managed green events like parades and festivals for New York City. Janna received her undergraduate dual degree in History and Sociology from Duquesne University. Outside of work, Janna likes to explore new hiking trails in the Triangle and is often brainstorming content for her sustainability-focused Instagram account @wastefairy.


This class will be offered online via Zoom Meeting. Link and other information for connecting will be sent to registrants the week of the class.

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