Discovering Airlie; the volunteer experience at Airlie Gardens

Posted March 2, 2015 at 11:28 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – Calling all Volunteers!  Come enjoy a two-day experience and “blossom” with knowledge of the History, Horticulture, and Ecology that is Airlie Gardens.  This volunteer orientation program will include a Bird Hike, Plant Walk, History Tour, Water Quality Discussion and more!

We are asking those interested in volunteering at Airlie Gardens to join us on Wednesday, March 11 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and on Thursday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Participants must REGISTER IN ADVANCE and must be at least 16 years of age to attend.  Discoverers are not required to participate in all programs.  For full schedule information and to register please contact Shannon Zucker, Guest Services Intern at or (910)798-7566. Registration ends March 6 at 5 p.m.

Airlie Gardens is a 67-acre public garden located in Wilmington, North Carolina. Established in 1901, the garden is a cultural and ecological component of New Hanover County and North Carolina history that features formal gardens, wildlife, historic structures, walking trails, sculptures, views of Bradley Creek, 10 acres of freshwater lakes, the celebrated 470-year-old Airlie Oak, more than 100,000 azaleas and countless camellia cultivars. For information about Airlie Gardens, visit

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Release Contact:

Flo Berry
Guest Services Coordinator
(910) 798-7566

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