Fairchild Lecture Series

Fairchild Lecture Series

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 7:00 PM to Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:00 PM

Gates Open at 6:00 p.m.

Hong Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Florida International University
Can We Eat Cake and Have It, Too? Conservation of Heavily Exploited Edible and Medicinal Orchids in China

China has a 2,000 year old tradition in use of orchid species as herbal medicines or health food supplements. Learn how these orchids are used and potentially new ways to conserve their wild populations. 

Join us for on select evenings from December to May for a formative lecture series on art, conservation and travel from Fairchild experts and renowned authors. All lectures are held in the Lakeside Marquee. Light refreshments will be served. View the complete list of lectures here.

Fairchild's Lecture Series tickets are included with Garden admission. $25 for non members and free for Fairchild Members. Tickets for non members can be purchased the day of the lecture or pre-purchased below.  
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