Year Founded
1971
EIN
56-1014180
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Barrett Ranson
Primary Contact Name
Wing Haven
Main Address

260 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
348 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

Wing Haven Foundation Office
260 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
248 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

What We Do

Wing Haven provides a natural oasis for inspiration, reflection and study of its three public gardens. We welcome visitors of all ages to discover and learn during our programs and special events each year. Wing Haven's mission is to cultivate sanctuary in nature, environmental stewardship and the legacy of Southern horticulture. 

Interesting Info
  • Our vision is to inspire a passion for the natural world!
  • Wing Haven welcomes more than 20,000 visitors annually.
  • More than 300 at-risk children served last year through Wing Haven's PEEPs (Preschool Environmental Education Program), Nest Explorers and Brookstone Explorers
Geographic Location
Volunteer Opportunities

Wing Haven Host
Repeats daily at 10:00am for 348 times
Flexible Timing

Rose Garden Volunteers
Repeats weekly at 10:00am
Duration of 2 hours

Herb Garden Volunteers
Repeats weekly at 9:00am
Duration of 2 hours

SEED Garden Volunteers
Repeats weekly at 10:00am
Duration of 3 hours 30 minutes

Events

Lecture Series: Embracing the Pharmacy In Your Kitchen
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Duration of 1 hour 30 minutes
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Story Time & More - March
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Duration of 2 hours
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Pruning Workshop
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Duration of 2 hours
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Naturalist Egg Hunt - Morning Session
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Duration of 2 hours
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Naturalist Egg Hunt - Afternoon Session
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Duration of 2 hours
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Photos and Videos
Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
SEED Wildlife & Children's Garden
SEED Wildlife & Children's Garden
SEED Wildlife & Children's Garden
Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
Annual Volunteer Appreciation Coffee
Junior League volunteers with Education Staff