Educator Trek: Pitcher This – Plants that Eat Bugs

  • 9:00am Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 6:00pm Sunday, April 28, 2019

North Carolina is home to an amazing diversity of plants, including some of the “most wonderful plants in the world,” according to Charles Darwin. Join the Museum and the NC Botanical Garden to discover and learn about our wonderful insect-eating plants and the habitats in which they thrive.

Credit: 12 contact hours toward CEUs or Criteria II/III for North Carolina’s Environmental Education Certification Program

Registration information: Educator Trek Online Registration
Once you complete the online registration form, you will receive an email confirming that there is a space available in the workshop(s) you requested and an invoice for the Trek deposit (typically $25/workshop). You will need to return the invoice with payment within two weeks to confirm your space. Any balance of the workshop fee is due at the time of the workshop and can be brought with you. If the workshop is already full at the time we receive your registration, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list.


  • Fee: $90 (includes lodging, some meals)
  • Requirements: For educators (includes teachers, administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators; anyone working on their EE certification)
  • Trip Leader: Melissa Dowland, Museum and Mike Dunn, NC Botanical Garden
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April 27 @ 9:00 am
April 28 @ 6:00 pm
$90 (includes lodging, some meals)


In the Field

The Green Swamp Preserve and Holly Shelter Game Land near Wilmington, NC


Melissa Dowland