This event is the last of five exciting programs offered by the Charlotte Garden Club this past fall that accolade horticulture and design throughout Carolinas. Tom Earnhardt, naturalist and host of the UNC-TV program “Exploring North Carolina” will kick-off 2017 with his January 23rd lecture “A Move to Default Native: Selecting Native Flora Whenever Possible in Private Developments and on Public Lands.” All programs are open to the public with refreshments provided 30 minutes in advance of the start time. For more information visit charlottegardenclub.org
Tom Earnhardt is an avid naturalist. A keen observer and photographer of the natural world, his outdoor and conservation-related travel and speaking engagements have taken him across North America, the British Isles, Europe, and Asia--including Russia (six trips), Indonesia, and China. He is also a fly fisherman, who has fished around the globe. A lifelong resident of North Carolina, Tom has criss-crossed North Carolina researching, writing and co-producing over 70 episodes of the natural science series, "Exploring North Carolina." The UNC-TV television series highlights natural resources of North Carolina and the Southeast and has been nominated for Emmy Awards five times.
A graduate of Davidson College and UNC School of Law, Tom is an attorney with experience in government, corporate, and private practice. Earnhardt also had over 20 years in the classroom, and retired as a full professor. At North Carolina Central University School of Law he taught Property, Business Associations, and Environmental Law.