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Cool and green describe the new Moss Green Roof at the North Carolina Arboretum located in Asheville. This roof showcases how indigenous mosses can achieve year-round green beauty as well as how mosses tolerate full sun exposure and control storm water runoff.
Bent Creek Institute in Asheville, North Carolina is using biotechnology to study the healing properties of Western North Carolina's diverse plant life.
The Annual Winter Lights Festival returns to the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, North Carolina on November 18, 2016. Among the latest additions to the exhibit are a lighting projection show, and a family-friendly animatronics performance created to education visitors about winter hibernation among animals found in the Southern Appalachians.
Botanists are attempting to refine the classification of twenty species of native azaleas, which all fall under the scientific genus name of Rhododendron. As their research continues, people can learn about azaleas at the North Carolina Arboretum. The arboretum is home to the National Native Azalea Repository of azaleas representing nearly every species native to the United States, along with many natural hybrids and selections.
The North Carolina Arboretum has a new photography and video exhibit that captures the flora and fauna of a small Asheville-area bog over the course of four seasons. The images highlight the native and non-native residents of the habitat, as well as document The Nature Conservancy’s bog restoration efforts and related research-oriented projects.