Program Details


Educator Trek: Pitcher This - Plants that Eat Bugs!


Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - Sunday, April 28, 2019, 6:00 PM



North Carolina is home to an amazing diversity of plants, including some of the 'most wonderful plants in the world,' according to Charles Darwin. Join the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and the NC Botanical Garden on an overnight trek to discover and learn about our wonderful insect-eating plants and the habitats in which they thrive.

Venue: The Green Swamp Preserve and Holly Shelter Game Land near Wilmington, NC


Requirement: For educators only (includes teachers, administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators; anyone working on their EE certification). Counts toward 12 contact hours of CEUs or Criteria II/III for North Carolina's Environmental Education Certification Program.


Fee: $90 (includes lodging, transportation, some meals)

Trip Leaders: Melissa Dowland, Coordinator of Teacher Education, NC Museum of Natural Sciences; Mike Dunn, NCBG Natural Science Educator

TO REGISTER: Registration is through the Museum, not the Garden. To register: Educator Trek Online Registration. 

Please contact Melissa Dowland at the Museum with questions:



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