Are the UNC Botanical Gardens open?

Are the UNC Botanical Gardens open?

The Garden’s paved visitor parking lot is closed and locked after hours. Nature trails, Coker Arboretum and Battle Park trails are available from dawn to dusk. New: The Garden is open until 8 p.m. every Thursday from June – Labor Day, allowing visitors to enjoy twilight, cooler temperatures, and sunsets.

Are dogs allowed at UNC Botanical Gardens?

It’s free to visit the Garden, no reservation necessary. Please note that while leashed pets are welcome on the Piedmont Nature Trails outside the gates, no pets are allowed inside the main garden gates.

What degree do you need to work in a botanical Garden?

For visitor services workers, such as ticket booth operators or tour guides, a high school diploma may be sufficient. For more technical jobs, such as an arborist position, you need advanced skills and experience, including previous work at an arboretum and a bachelor’s degree in botany or horticulture.

Is there a botanical garden in North Carolina?

North Carolina is home to an amazingly rich flora, including many plant species found nowhere else in the world. For more than half a century, the North Carolina Botanical Garden has been dedicated to conserving that unique botanical legacy.

Is the Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill open?

Our display gardens in Chapel Hill are open for outdoor visitation but our buildings are closed. We are taking extensive precautions to make sure the Garden is a safe place to visit, and we need your help to keep it safe for everyone. Learn more >

Where is the daily plant sale at the NCBG?

Our Daily Plant Sale features a rotating selection of southeastern native plants grown right here at the NCBG nursery. All proceeds return to the North Carolina Botanical Garden. The Daily Plant Sale is located in the pavilion outside the Garden Shop.

Who is curator of UNC Chapel Hill herbarium?

By Carol Ann McCormick, Curator, UNC-Chapel Hill Herbarium A few weeks ago, Herbarium director Alan Weakley and I received an email from a colleague in Virginia offering some plant specimens for the Herbarium. “It’s a small batch of interesting taxa, mostly things out of a personal herbarium I’ve kept over the years.