Embracing Native Botany
  • June 8, 2024
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • 350 Independence Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Time: From: 10:30 AM to 02:30 PM

This is a public tour. It is also available as a private customizable group tour for up to 16 people. Email info@TheNatureBus.com to arrange.

TOUR DATE: Saturday, June 8, 2024

(Rain date is Sunday, June 9) Before purchasing your ticket, be sure you can go on the actual tour date and the rain date. This rain date is an alternate tour date, reserved for “severe” weather and lightning.  The trip ordinarily goes rain or shine. We provide umbrellas.

TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (8 hour tour)

PRICE: 65/person + 2.6% credit card fee = $66.69

*Important Note: We do not offer ANY refunds after tour is booked.

DEPARTURE LOCATION: REI 350 Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA  (Private groups can choose the pick-up location.

DESCRIPTION: Embark on a captivating journey with our “Embracing Native Botany” tour, where nature enthusiasts and budding botanists alike delve into the vibrant world of native plants. Join us as we explore meticulously curated demonstration gardens, showcasing the beauty and ecological significance of indigenous flora. Wander through lush landscapes, where each plant tells a story of resilience and adaptation. Our expert guides will unravel the secrets of these native wonders, providing insights into their historical, cultural, and environmental significance. To enhance your experience, we’ll also visit a premier native plant nursery, where you can witness the lifecycle of these botanical gems. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of our natural heritage, and leave with a newfound appreciation for the importance of preserving and cultivating native plant species. You’ll come away from this tour with new design ideas and a plethora of information about the available resources in case you may be interested in converting your own yard to native plants.