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491991The Paul Green Cabin is moved from its location on Greenwood Road in Chapel...2017-01-111detail
501992The Paul Green cabin is officially presented to UNC by the Botanical Garden...2017-01-111detail
511993Fitch Lumber Company of Carrboro provides lumber for 11 wooden picnic table...2017-01-111detail
521994Dr. Barbara Roth, a retired chemist and founder of the New Hope Audubon Soc...2017-01-111detail
531995A two-year, $112,500 General Operating Support Grant is awarded to the Gard...2017-01-111detail
541996The new Garden Commons is dedicated and installed at the back of the Totten...2017-01-111detail
551997Sally Jessee Brown, president of Marin Development, donates 26 acres outrig...2017-01-111detail
561998Dr. Johnny Randall is hired to lead the NCBG's Conservation Department, a n...2017-01-111detail
571999The Plant Families Garden is renovated and renamed the Garden of Flowering ...2017-01-111detail
582000At the request of the Wildlife Resources Commission, the Garden becomes car...2017-01-111detail
592001NCBG Certificate Programs in Native Plant Studies and Botanical Illustratio...2017-01-111detail
602002The first annual “Magic in the Garden” is held, organized to draw children ...2017-01-111detail
612003Funded by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, a survey ha...2017-01-111detail
622004NCBG takes over management of Battle Park (93 acres) and the Forest Theatre...2017-01-111detail
632005Sisters' Corner seating area a new pedestrian entrance into Battle Park, is...2017-01-111detail
642006Grant Parkins joins the NCBG staff as the first full-time natural science e...2017-01-111detail
652007During prescribed burning training at the Nature Conservancy's Long Valley ...2017-01-111detail
662008A black gum, Nyssa sylvatica, is planted in the Coker Arboretum in memory o...2017-01-111detail
672009The [current James and Delight Allen] Education Center is dedicated and ope...2017-01-111detail
682010The Carolina Campus Community Garden is planted. In its first year, the gar...2017-01-111detail
692011“Healing and Hope Through Science,” (later re-named Wonder Connection), a h...2017-01-111detail
702012A Piedmont habitat garden is developed on what was formerly part of Laurel ...2017-01-111detail
712013Mosaic artist Jeanette Brossart leads a Youth and Family mosaic workshop, r...2017-01-111detail
722014Dr. Peter White, retires as NCBG Director after 28 years. He continues as f...2017-01-111detail
732015Dr. Damon Waitt, former Senior Director and botanist at the Lady Bird Johns...2017-01-111detail
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