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Urban Roots: Transforming the Urban Landscape – Jan 27 (Charlotte)
Saturday, Jan 27, 2018

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens present an all-day symposium on Saturday, January 27 called “Urban Roots: Transforming the Urban Landscape." The symposium will offer expert insights into transforming the urban landscape. The event will bring together speakers who are deeply involved in making our populated environments better places for both people and plants. Keynote speaker Joe Lamp'l, creator and host of the national public television series Growing a Greener World, will share with attendees some of his favorite urban gardening heroes from past shows and will inspire listeners with innovative ideas that urban gardening can bring to communities. Additional speakers will include Thom Duncan of Charlotte's Friendship Gardens, Tradd Cotter of Mushroom Mountain and the team of Robin Moore and Mary Archer of the Natural Learning Initiative at North Carolina State University. Their talks will explore participating in the community gardens movement, cultivating fungi in an environmentally friendly fashion, and introducing children to nature. The symposium begins at 9am and includes lunch. For more information and to register, visit

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