NCBG takes over management of Battle Park (93 acres) and the Forest Theatre. Stephen Keith becomes the first Curator of Battle Park and Forest Theatre.
The NCBG receives two national awards: The Program Excellence Award from theAmerican Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta, the North Carolina Sustainability Award from Sustainable North Carolina. An Award of Excellence, is presented to Director Peter White, from National Garden Clubs, Inc. In acknowledgement, Peter White observed that the awards recognize the entire NCBG staff, who with volunteers, define and carry out the elements of the Conservation Garden and native wildflower conservation in the southeastern U.S.
A Haven in the Heart of Chapel Hill: Artists Celebrate the Coker Arboretum , with a narrative written by Daniel Stern and illustrations contributed by local artists, is published by the Botanical Garden Foundation to commemorate the 2003 centennial of the Coker Arboretum.
Mason Farm Biological Reserve receives a grant from the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program that will help to usher in a new crop of native plants and animals.
The 20th anniversary of Mason Farm Biological Reserve is celebrated.
The Ken Moore Gathering Circle, adjacent to the Totten Center, honors J. Kenneth Moore for 32 years of service, inspiration, leadership and nurturing. ID: 62Modified by: Last Update: 2017-01-11Publish: 1