Ongoing Program


"Superhero Plants: Protectors of Clean Water"

  • Sunday, August 5, 2012 – 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Survives both flooding and drought! Removes pollutants from water! It's a tree, it's a shrub, it's a grass, it's a superhero plant!

Have you heard the news? Some amazing plants, right here in North Carolina are the superheroes of today ... protecting our water from nasty pollutants. Come learn more, see the superheroes in action and bring home your very own superhero plant.

Rain or shine; dress to be outdoors and have fun!

This program is suggested for ages seven and up. Parents and caregivers are asked to stay during the program.

One Leaf Bucks coupon or $10.00 per child.
Advance registration is required. To register, please e-mail Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at
Although we understand that unexpected things happen, cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to event will not receive a refund.
JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at or (919) 513-7007.