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JC Raulston Arboretum 30th Anniversary Symposium

"Plan – And Plant for a Better World"


September 22, 2006 (Friday)*

10:15 AM – Depart JCRA for Montrose
11:30 AM – Montrose pre-symposium tour (limited – separate registration)
1:00 PM – Montrose tour ends, depart for the JCRA
2:00 PM – Arrive at the JCRA
5:30 PM – Registration and cash bar and reception
6:30 PM – Dinner
8:00 PM – Keynote – Roy Lancaster – "A Pocketful of Dreams – Plant Trials in a Small Suburban Garden 1982-2006"
9:00 PM – Live auction (with Tony Avent)
*Friday evening's activities are being held at a private country club. Please call for details.

September 23, 2006 (Saturday)*

8:00 AM – Registration, continental breakfast, and silent action begins
9:00 AM – Welcome and Roy Dicks and Bobby Ward – "J. C. Raulston – A Life in Plants"
10:00 AM – Bill McNamara – "The 'Edge of the World' Revisited"
11:00 AM – Break
11:30 AM – Michael Hayman – "Seneca Gardens, Building an Arboretum in the Front Yards of a Louisville Suburb"
12:00 PM – Lunch
1:30 PM – Peter Del Tredici – "Adaptable Plants for a Changing World"
2:30 PM – Kim Tripp – "J. C. Raulston and the Arboretum: The Eternal Magic of Plants and People"
3:30 PM – Break
3:50 PM – Silent auction closes
4:00 PM – Don Shadow – "New and Useful Garden Treasures"
5:00 PM – Auction Pickup
5:15 PM – JCRA Tour (optional, included with registration)
*Saturday's activities, with the exception of the Arboretum tour, are being held at the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education

September 24, 2006 (Sunday)

11:45 AM – Depart JCRA for Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Gardens
12:30 PM – Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Gardens post-symposium tour and shopping (limited – separate registration)
3:30 PM – Tour and shopping ends, depart for the JCRA
4:15 PM – Arrive at the JCRA

Garden Conservancy's Open Days

The JC Raulston Arboretum's 30th anniversary symposium is being held in conjunction with the Garden Conservancy's Open Days program in Raleigh, North Carolina. Proceeds benefit the JC Raulston Arboretum and the Garden Conservancy. Please see this program's announcement for more information.

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