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Seeds: Travelers through Time and Space

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Dates: August 27, 2017
Phone: (919) 962-0522
Time: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Saving Our Seeds Kick-off Lecture and Exhibit Reception - Seeds: Travelers through Time and Space with Amanda Faucette, NCBG Conservation Botanist. Despite their lack of self-locomotion, plants and their seeds are some of the best travelers in the world. In this talk, learn how seeds gallivant around the globe and beyond via flying, floating, and hitchhiking. Find out how the cottonseed sailed to the Americas millions of years before Christopher Columbus and marvel at a dormant date palm seed’s ability to “travel through time”. Following the presentation, join us for the exhibit reception. Free; preregistration required.