Bird & Wildlife Weekend at Fairchild

Bird & Wildlife Weekend at Fairchild

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 9:30 AM to Sunday, May 13, 2018 4:30 PM

Explore Fairchild and the wildlife that calls the garden home! Take a bird walk, sit in on informative lectures about birds, bees, butterflies and our aquatic life!

Adventure through the Garden on a nature hunt, fun for the whole family! What’s the prize at the end of the nature hunt? Join us to find out! 

Looking for plants? The annual Flowering Tree Society Show & Sale is also taking place in the Palmetum! 

Daily schedule:

Saturday May 12 – lecture taking place in the Arts Center

8:00 a.m. – Bird Walk lead by Brian Rapozza, Tropical Audubon Society. Leaving from
          the Visitor Center
10:00 a.m. – Birding in North Florida, Brian Rapozza, Tropical Audubon Society
11:00 a.m. – Cavity Nesting Birds & Bird Nest Checkup, Joshua Diamond, PhD   
          candidate, FIU
12:00 p.m. – Bees in South Florida, Noris Ledesma, PhD, Fairchild
1:00 p.m. Title Coming Soon, Yvette Cana, Education Specialist, Everglades National
          Park
2:00 p.m. lecture title and speaker coming soon!
3:00 p.m. lecture title and speaker coming soon!

Sunday May 13 – lectures taking place in the Science Village  

            8:00 a.m. – Bird Walk lead by Brian Rapozza, Tropical Audubon Society, leaving from
                   the Visitor Center
            11:00 a.m. - lecture title and speaker coming soon! 
            12:00 p.m. lecture title and speaking coming soon! 
            1:00 p.m. Spring Birding on the West Coast of Florida, Brian Rapozza, Tropical
                   Audubon Society
            

Also looking for plants? The Bird & Wildlife Weekend takes place during the annual Tropical Flowering Tree Society's Show and Sale in the Palmetum. Shop thousands of flowering trees and plants and get one-on-one tips from local growers and nurseries.

Admission Pricing
Free for Fairchild Members
Adults: $25
Seniors (age 65 and up): $18
Children (ages 6-17): $12
Free for children 5 and younger

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And, don't forget, Sunday May 13 is Mother's Day. View our Mother's Day Brunch menu and information here.