Chad Husby and other news from The Gifford Arboretum

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Chad Husby and other news from The Gifford Arboretum

March 6, 2013 Local Events 0

I wanted to share this guest post from Stephen D. Pearson, Director of the John C. Gifford Arboretum.

I hope you are planning to come to our meeting and hear Dr. Chad Husby this Thursday at 7 PM in Room 166 of Cox Science Center. Also at the Arboretum this month, we will have a performance by the Stamps String Quartet in the Arboretum at 6 PM on March 21.

Other events in March that may be of interest to you:

March 8, 9 and 10 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM – International Orchid Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road ($25 – Free to FTBG members)

March 9 and 10 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM – Palm Show and Sale at Montgomery Botanical Center. Parking and entrance for this event is at Gulliver School, 12595 SW 57 Avenue (Red Rd.) ($5 – Free to Palm Society members)

March 16 from 10 AM to 3 PM – Community Day at USDA Agricultural Research Services Station at Chapman Field, 13601 Old Cutler Road. This event is a great chance to learn about the important research done at Chapman Field and this year’s event will feature flowering trees and shrubs (Free)

March 23 from 8 AM to 4 PM – Native Plant Day at Bill Sadowski Park, 17555 SW 79 Avenue (Enter off of Old Cutler Rd.) (Free)

With best wishes,


Stephen D. Pearson
Director, John C. Gifford Arboretum
Department of Biology
University of Miami
1301 Memorial Drive, Room 231
Coral Gables, FL 33143