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Connect Raleigh: Trees in the City of Oaks

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February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Trees are one of the largest and longest-living organisms on the planet. Learn how they: 

  • Create and define spaces;
  • Connect us to each other and nature; and,
  • Benefit the environment by consuming carbon, cooling the air, and collecting rainwater. 

The event is in partnership with the Science Cafe series at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

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  • Jill Jonnes, author of “Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape” 
  • Zach Manor, urban forester for the City of Raleigh

Event Details:

Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. 

NC Museum of Natural Sciences 
Daily Planet Cafe
121 W. Jones St. 

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments are available for purchase. 

Book Signing:

Get a signed copy of Jill Jonnes’ book, “Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape” at the event. 

Books will be for sale at the end of the talk in the Daily Planet Cafe.  

Museum Parking:

Here are options for event parking at the museum: 

  • Green Square Nature Research Center Parking Deck at the corner of Edenton and McDowell Streets
  • Street parking (free after 5 p.m. on weekdays)

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Watch the Event: 

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences airs a livestream of the Science Cafe each week. Talks focus on scientific topics broadcasted from the Daily Planet Cafe. 

Watch the livestream



February 27

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm