North Carolina Botanical Garden


Local Trees

with Dan Stern, NCBG Director of Horticulture

The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Thursdays November 7 and 14

Time: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Fee: $65 ($58 Members)


This six-hour course is perfect for those just beginning their study of trees or for recent transplants to the NC Piedmont who want to identify the common deciduous trees in their backyard gardens and neighborhoods. Students spend time outdoors, walking in the Garden or on the Piedmont Nature Trails, learning about common trees, how to identify them, and understanding why they grow where they do. 


No prerequisites. 


Remaining Seats: 0

Registration open through 11/6/2019 9:00 AM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

As the Director of Horticulture, Dan Stern oversees the development, maintenance, plant records and labelling for over 15 acres of cultivated gardens between the NCBG’s main site and the Coker Arboretum. Dan also oversees the Garden’s “Conservation through Propagation” activities including seed collection, cleaning and storage; the operation of our greenhouse and nursery facilities; and our plant sales.

Certificate in Native Plant Studies Credits

Native Plant Studies Elective Course: Credits - 0.5

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