Airlie Gardens

300 Airlie Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Department Contacts

Membership, Volunteers & Group Tours | 910-798-7566

Environmental Education

Weddings, Special Events & Photo Reservations | 910-798-7705

Development & Public Relations | 910-798-7703


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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 |

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

Jodi Rich
Guest Services Manager
Airlie Gardens
910-798-7709 |

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

Tanya Gurganious
Program Manager
 Public Programming
910-798-7629 |

Aryn Turner
Guest Services Coordinator
Membership, Volunteers & Group Tours
910-798-7566 |

Abby Sterry
Special Events Coordinator
Events, Weddings & Photo Reservations 
910-798-7705 |

Hannah Seibert
Environmental Education Coordinator
Public Programs & School Field Trips
910-798-7564 |

Julia Kjelland
Environmental Education Assistant
Public Programs & School Field Trips
910-798-7707 |

Airlie Foundation Board Members

Michael W. Creed (Chair)
Coo Hocker (Vice Chair)
Eric Blaesing (Treasurer)
Shane Johnson (Secretary)
Nikki Bascome
Hank Estep
Sandra Ray
Charlie Rivenbark
John E. Russ, III
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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