of the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center Complex
Ten years ago the JC Raulston Arboretum celebrated a milestone achievement: the opening of the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center complex. Please help us celebrate the plants, the place, and the people who made it possible, as we commemorate our progress and set the stage for a bright future.
September 21, 2012 (4:00 PM–9:00 PM)
September 22, 2012 (8:00 AM–2:00 PM)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, September 21
Lath House dedication
Presentation featuring Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Gardens. Tony will present "Hunter-Gatherer-Propagator - The Wonderful World of Plant Exploration." Tony was one of the Arboretum’s first garden curators and made the first dynamic renovation of the Lath House.
Saturday, September 22
A sharing of great moments with the entire cast of past directors and interim directors of the JCRA, hosted by current JCRA Director, Dr. Ted Bilderback. Featuring Dr. Robert Lyons and Dr. Dennis Werner's “Reflections, Redbuds, and Research;” with highlights from Mr. Bryce Lane and Mr. Kim Powell
This event is co-hosted by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.