"Welcome to the network, Scott. We're glad to have you sign up. Have you been to some of our HAWK meetings? I hope you'll attend our next meeting - see the events page for date and time. Also, consider joining us on our March 28th kayak…"
PADDLERS! MEET AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA WELCOME STATION AT 7:30AM ON SATURDAY, MAY 30TH CALL CAROL IF YOU ARE RUNNING LATE. 704 236 0929Join us as we drive down to Columbia SC to paddle Cedar Creek in the Congaree National Park. Bring your own kayak or canoe. If you need a boat, pls post on this page and maybe someone with an extra boat will help out. If you have an extra boat you are willing loan to someone, please post here.This will be a fairly easy flat…See More
Welcome to the network, Scott. We're glad to have you sign up. Have you been to some of our HAWK meetings? I hope you'll attend our next meeting - see the events page for date and time. Also, consider joining us on our March 28th kayak trip to the Congaree.
In response to the increasing interest in native plants and the environment, the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens has partnered with the NC Native Plant Society and the Habitat and Wildlife Keepers to offer a series of in-depth courses combining lecture and hands-on learning, leading to a Certificate in Native Plant Studies.
What can be gained from pursuing the Certificate?
* A solid foundation of knowledge and appreciation of the Piedmont flora and its ecology – for personal or professional benefit.
* Training in identification, plant selection, planning and maintenance of gardens and landscapes that primarily utilize native plants, and other specialized skills (depending on electives chosen).
Who should pursue a Certificate?
* Home gardeners
* Habitat stewards
* Landscapers & land developers
* Environmentalists, conservationists
* Environmental educators
NC NATIVE PLANT LISTS--Downloadable
Mecklenburg County created an extensive list of native plants, their soil and light requirements and what they provide for wildlife. Feel free to download these files to your computer Native Tree List.xls