Margaret Reid (Triangle) Chapter


Serving Raleigh, Durham, Cary and surrounding areas

Photo: The NCNPS sign at the Native Plant demonstration garden at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Every October volunteers from the Reid (Triangle) Chapter man this garden during the State Fair.

Monthly Meetings

Reid Garden is located at 1439 Dixie Trail (SW corner of Dixie Trail and Lewis Farm Rd.) in Raleigh.

Monthly nature walk, usually on Sunday, during the school year.  Meet at the Reid Garden to carpool at 1:00 p.m.  Or contact either Margaret or Amy for directions and meeting time for specific sites.
Monthly workdays at the Margaret Reid Wild Flower Garden in Raleigh - 2nd Saturdays September through June, 9 AM-Noon.  See Activities section below for more information.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Triangle Reid Field Trip: White Pines Nature Preserve, Chatham County

(2:00PM to 4:00PM)

Join us in exploring Triangle Land Conservancy’s White Pines Nature Preserve south of Pittsboro at the confluence of the Rocky and Deep Rivers. We’re hoping to see the tail end of the spring ephemerals along with the white pines the preserve is named for.

Meet at White Pines parking lot (end of State Road 1959 in Chatham Cty.) at 2 PM.  Or carpool from the Reid Garden, leaving at 1 PM sharp.  Directions to White Pines are available on the Triangle Land Conservancy website, or by Googling White Pines Nature Preserve, NC.

Please contact Amy Mackintosh (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) to register for this trip and let her know where you plan to meet us.

SPECIAL NOTE:  This trip is on the last weekend in March instead of 1st in April.

Chapter Activities

Second Saturdays of the month are work days at the Margaret Reid Wild Flower Garden, 1439 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, 9:00 am to noon
Contact Amy Mackintosh (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) if you have questions.
Learn about landscaping with native plants, enjoy the company of other enthusiasts, and help maintain this jewel of a native plant garden.

Reid Garden Directions
The Reid Garden, 1439 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, is located at the corner of Lewis Farm Road and Dixie Trail, about 3 blocks north of Wade Avenue on Dixie Trail. Turn west onto Lewis Farm Rd from Dixie Trail. The driveway entrance is on the south side of Lewis Farm Road, a few feet from the stop sign

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Picture Albums

Haw River - Southwest of US 64 Bridge (November 05, 2012)
Flower Hill Nature Preserve - 2013 (May 05, 2013)
Allen DeHart Botanical Garden (November 03, 2013)
Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve (February 03, 2014)
2011 Conservation Garden Tour (May 14, 2011)
Wake Forest Wildflower Walk (May 29, 2011)
Prairie Ridge Prairie Ridge (September 28, 2008)
Harrelson Tract Workday Harrelson Tract Workday (September 07, 2008)
Walk in Regency Park Area, Cary Walk in Regency Park Area, Cary (February 20, 2005)
Winter Walk to Mason's Farm Winter Walk to Mason’s Farm (January 16, 2005)
Juniper Springs Juniper Springs (November 06, 2005)
Penny's Bend and Harrelson Tract Penny’s Bend and Harrelson Tract (October 02, 2005)
Hemlock Bluggs Hemlock Bluffs (March 21, 2005)

Chapter Contact(s)

Margaret Reid chapter Chapter Head contact information Margaret Reid chapter Co-Chapter Head contact information

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