Thursday, April 5, 2012

Botanical Garden Celebrates 50 Years of “Silent Spring”

Three April events planned by the North Carolina Botanical Garden celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Silent Spring,” Rachel Carson’s classic and revolutionary exposé of toxic chemical use in the US. Events include a book discussion led by garden director Peter White, a morning Bird Walk led by Cynthia Fox of the Wild Bird Center, and a lecture by Priscilla Coit Murphy on the events leading up to and following the book’s publication. Advance registration is necessary for all events. Read more »