NCBG Timeline


1979

The first NCBG wildflower sale is held. Forty-four native species sell out. The sale was preceded by four months of preparation by volunteers and staff.

Herb volunteers plan an Herb Cookbook, soliciting recipes from NCBG members, with sales proceeds to benefit the NCBG.

C. Ritchie Bell drafts legislation that sets up the 1979 N.C. Plant Conservation Program and gives legal protection to the state's rarest plant species.

Pinky Falls and the Olive Tract Natural Area, BG Foundation nature preserves near Highlands, N.C., are recognized on the North Carolina Registry of Natural Areas.

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