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Fairchild's Director Publishes Article for Prestigious Nature Publication

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Fairchild's Director Publishes Article for Prestigious Nature Publication October 3, 2008, Coral Gables, FL--Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's Executive Director, Mike Maunder, recently published the article Beyond The Greenhouse, in the prestigious publication, Nature. Nature, launched in 1869, is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal and is the flagship journal for Nature Publishing Group (NPG). In his article, Dr. Maunder discusses the need for botanic gardens to thrive both ...

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Director of Fairchild Accepts Highly Coveted Position in Abu Dhabi

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

   Director of Fairchild Accepts Highly Coveted Position in Abu Dhabi Coral Gables, FL, October 16, 2008— For the last five years, Dr. Mike Maunder has been the Executive Director of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. His broad expertise in conservation and horticulture has been a great part of what has allowed Fairchild to move forward at a rapid pace in the changing world of botanic gardens. Among Fairchild's achievements during his tenure have been a number of new international...

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We have a new weather station at Fairchild!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

With thanks to the generosity of Caroline Lewis, Director of our education department, a weather station was purchased. It was installed on the roof of the Garden House in mid-September. The console with weather information obtained from the weather station is in the Hawke's Lab. The station keeps records on rainfall, temperature, wind speeds, relative humidity, barometric pressure and other weather data. In the future we will place this information on the FTBG website. You might be ...

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