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Virtual LUNCHBOX Talk: Rare Wildflowers of North Carolina

with Mike Kunz, NCBG Director of Conservation Programs

The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021 rescheduled from October 22, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Fee: Free, with $5 suggested fee

Location: Zoom webinar



Join us for a virtual tour across North Carolina to see some of our most rare, beautiful and sometimes overlooked wildflowers. We will explore from the mountains to the coast and learn what makes a plant rare and what is being done to protect them through stories of both woe and conservation success.




Registration open through 2/11/2021 12:10 PM

About the Speaker

Michael Kunz is the Director of Conservation Programs at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999 and is currently pursuing a PhD in plant ecology from UNC Chapel Hill.  Since joining NCBG in 2005, he has worked on the management of natural areas and the ex situ conservation and restoration of imperiled plants.  Michael’s interest is in the ecology, reintroduction, and phylogeography of rare plant species.


This Virtual LUNCHBOX Talk will be offered via Zoom Webinar. Information for accessing the event will be distributed with confirmation of registration.

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