Airlie Gardens

300 Airlie Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
Map & Directions

Department Contact

Membership & Volunteer Services | 910-798-7566

Private Events & Photo Reservations | 910-798-7705

Education Programming & Group Tours

Development & Public Relations | 910-798-7703

Donation Requests for Fundraisers

No phone calls please

Garden Staff

Tara Duckworth
Executive Director
NHC Parks & Gardens
910-798-7620 |

Andy Johnson
Assistant Director
NHC Parks & Gardens
910-798-7620 |

Scott Childs
NHC Parks & Gardens
910-798-7701 |

Rebecca Pearce
Guest Services Manager
Airlie Gardens
910-798-7709 |

Steven Smith
Grounds Maintenance Supervisor
Airlie Gardens
910-798-7706 |

Janine Powell
Director of Donor Relations
Development & Public Relations
910-798-7703 |

Nicole Herron
Guest Services Coordinator
Membership, Volunteering & Gift Shop
910-798-7566 |

Nicki Licari
Program Coordinator
Private Events & Photo Reservations 
910-798-7705 |

Alyssa Taylor
Program Coordinator
Environmental Education & Group Tours
910-798-7564 |

Sara Dousharm
Program Assistant
Environmental Education
910-798-7564 |

Board Members

Mark Tyler (President)
Bonnie Nelson (Secretary)
Hank Estep (Treasurer)
Michael W. Creed
Eric Blaesing
Catherine “Coo” Hocker
Sandra Ray
Charlie Rivenbark
Shane Johnson
Rep. Ted Davis, Jr. (Emeritus Director)
Teddy Davis (Corbett Family Representative)
Rob Zapple (County Commissioner)

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens Department

Airlie Gardens is a part of the New Hanover County Parks & Gardens Department. The department manages more than 2,900 acres of green space, sporting areas, boat ramps, fishing areas, public spaces, walking trails and non-park properties, including historic Airlie Gardens. Parks & Gardens strives to maintain and operate parks and facilities that enrich the lives of the community and promote an overall healthier lifestyle.  | (910) 798-7620

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