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South Florida Palm Society

Monday, August 3, 2015 7:00 PM to
Monday, August 3, 2015 9:30 PM

Join the South Florida Palm Society and this month's speaker Jason Lopez, Living Collections Manager at Fairchild, for "People, Plants and Places," a photo travelogue of Jason's recent plant-collecting trip.

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How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR Camera with Pedro Lastra

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 6:00 PM to
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 9:00 PM

Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features?

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iPhoneography: Artistic Creative iPhone Photography with Shirley Drevich

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 10:30 AM to
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 1:30 PM

In this class you will explore various ways to capture and process images with your iPhone, and you’ll learn to create stunning results using a variety of apps.

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Rare Fruit Council International

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 7:30 PM to
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 9:30 PM

Join the Rare Fruit Council and this month's speaker Har Mahdeem for his presentation "Sapotes."

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FAIRCHILD GARDEN LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH NASA

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, August 17, 2015 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce a new partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). For the 2015-2016 academic year, scientists and educators at Fairchild and NASA will administer plant experiments for middle and high school students participating in The Fairchild Challenge, an award-winning environmental science competition based in Miami, to determine which edible plants might be suitable for growth in microgravity aboard the International Space Station’s plant growth facility, Veggie. As the project develops, it may help to provide a more sustainable food supply for future long-term missions, perhaps even those en route to Mars.

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FLOCK TO FAIRCHILD FOR THE ANNUAL BIRD FESTIVAL

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, September 14, 2015 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is once again celebrating its feathered friends at the annual Bird Festival, presented in partnership with the Tropical Audubon Society, from October 3-4, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Visitors can learn all about birds and their habitats with energizing bird walks, dynamic lectures from birding experts, bird-attracting plant sales, and interactions with special avian guests.

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Coalition for Orchid Species (COS)

Monday, August 17, 2015 7:00 PM to
Monday, August 17, 2015 9:30 PM

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Bromeliad Society of South Florida

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 7:30 PM to
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 9:30 PM

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Volunteer Information Days

Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:00 AM to
Saturday, August 22, 2015 12:00 PM

Volunteer Information Days 

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Volunteer Information Days

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 10:00 AM to
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:00 PM

Volunteer Information Days 

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Vegetable Gardening in South Florida

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:30 PM to
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 9:00 PM

This is the time to get your vegetable garden ready for South Florida’s growing season.

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Volunteer Information Days

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00 PM to
Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:00 PM

Volunteer Information Days 

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Slime molds are no garden threat

Friday, August 28, 2015

Ever wander outside to find what looks like a shredded kitchen sponge — an alarming, shocking, bile yellow — roiling its way over your mulch? Is it an animal, plant, fungus or maybe some unholy combination? You may be cohabitating with slime mold.

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Early Morning Macro Life Photography with Pedro Lastra

Saturday, August 29, 2015 6:30 AM to
Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:00 AM

See the beauty of Fairchild up close and personal. You will explore, discover and photograph the ecosystem at Fairchild by focusing on the small beautiful details in flowers, leaves and insects.

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Don't step on the orchids!

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Finding some orchids requires looking down at your feet.

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