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Hybrid Lunchbox Talk: Natural Communities of Agape Center for Environmental Education

with Greg Price, Environmental Consultant, Student - NCBG Advanced Certificate in Native Plants Program



Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EST

Location: Hybrid - Virtual and In-person attendance options (see below for more information)

Free; $5 suggested fee; preregistration required
 

This program will be delivered in a hybrid format.

 

In-person option: A limited number of seats will be available in the Reeves Auditorium. Please register all members of your party separately to ensure we have enough seats. 

 

Virtual option: We will stream the lecture live via Zoom Webinar. Links for accessing the program will be emailed to registered participants in advance of the program.


 

Greg will describe the natural communities found within the portion of Camp Agape (approximately 300 acres in Harnett County, NC) where trails are located and a total of seven different natural communities were identified. These natural communities include Piedmont Levee Forest, Piedmont Alluvial Forest, Piedmont/Mountain Semipermanent Impoundment, Low Elevation Seep, Mesic Mixed Hardwood Forest, Dry-Mesic Oak-Hickory Forest, and Dry Oak-Hickory Forest.

This is a report on Greg’s Independent Study Project for the Advanced Certificate in Native Plants.
 

 

 

 Photo courtesy of Greg Price

 


Register


Registration open through 8/25/2022 11:50 AM


About the Speaker and Book

Greg Price has more than 30 years of experience providing environmental consulting services on projects throughout North Carolina. Over two decades of this experience was gained as an employee of the NC Department of Transportation, the NC Division of Water Quality, and the NC Division of Environmental Management and one decade as a private environmental consultant. He has specific expertise preparing Clean Water Act Sections 404 and 401 Water Quality permit applications; preparing and reviewing environmental documents including natural resources technical reports, protected species update reports, environmental assessments, and environmental impact statements; performing natural resources investigations including wetland and stream delineations, natural community assessments, and federally threatened and endangered species surveys; performing ambient water quality/stormwater monitoring; and performing stream biological monitoring.  Greg Price also has 20 years of part-time experience teaching college courses including General Biology, Environmental Science, Botany, Natural Resources Assessment, and Ecology. 

Mr. Price has received both his Master of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biology from Appalachian State University.  He is currently serving as Environmental Program Supervisor at NCDOT Division 6 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  He is a licensed Professional Wetland Scientist and is currently enrolled in the Native Plant Studies Certificate program at UNC Botanical Gardens and is anticipated to graduate in August 2022. 




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Greg Price

Greg Price with wife, Cheryl


Location

A limited number of seats are available in the Reeves Auditorium. The program will also be streamed
live on Zoom webinar. A meeting link and password will be sent a few days before the program.

 

For directions to the Garden, visit ncbg.unc.edu/directions