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Valentine's Day Concert at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Features Arturo Sandoval

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Valentine's Day Concert at FairchildTropicalBotanic Garden Features Arturo Sandoval Coral Gables, FL, January 29, 2009-If you and your sweetheart are searching for the perfect Valentine's Day occasion, then look no further. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents "Sizzling Sandoval", a live music performance featuring Arturo Sandoval and female vocalist Wendy Pedersen on Saturday, February 14 at 7:00 p.m. Fairchild's annual Valentine's event is a must-attend for a memorable night! Bring ...

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SOUTH FLORIDA’S FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION PROGRAM GOES GLOBAL

Monday, February 2, 2009

SOUTH FLORIDA'S FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION PROGRAM GOES GLOBAL Fairchild Challenge Provides a Feb. 4 - Feb. 6 Training Workshop to Help International Environmental Leaders Establish Youth-Oriented Programs Worldwide and a Feb. 7 Environmental, Political Debate for Local High School Students CORAL GABLES, FL - Feb. 3, 2009 - Caroline Lewis, director of education of the Fairchild Challenge, a South Florida-based environmental outreach program, today...

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NATIONAL CONSERVATION FUND GIVES GREEN THUMBS-UP TO SOUTH FLORIDA’S FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

NATIONAL CONSERVATION FUND GIVES GREEN THUMBS-UP TO SOUTH FLORIDA'S FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE, ENDORSES PROGRAM AS MODEL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION WORLDWIDE CORAL GABLES, FL - Jan. 7, 2009 - The National Forum on Children and Nature (NFCN) recently gave a green thumbs-up to the Fairchild Challenge, a South Florida-based environmental education and conservation program credited for leading a green revolution in schools nationwide. The NFCN, a high-profile campaign of the prestigious...

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Fairchild's International Chocolate Festival Coming Up In January!

Monday, December 22, 2008

 Fairchild's International Chocolate Festival Coming Up In January!  Coral Gables, FL, December 23, 2008-Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is excited to announce the  International Chocolate Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, January 24 & 25, 2009! The International Chocolate Festival is bigger and better than ever and in its third year after a whopping 12,000 attendees flocked to Fairchild last year. For two days visitors will be immersed in the wonderful...

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Fairchild Announces New Director

Thursday, December 11, 2008

   For Immediate Release Fairchild Announces New Director Coral Gables, FL, December 11, 2008-Dr.Carl Lewis has been named Director of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world. Dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants, Fairchild attracts more than 400,000 visitors and serves over 50,000 school children each year.  Following a unanimous vote by Fairchild's Board of Trustees, Dr....

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Mark di Suvero Sculpture Exhibition Set for Art Basel Opening

Friday, December 5, 2008

  Mark di Suvero Sculpture Exhibition Set for Art Basel Opening at FairchildTropicalBotanic Garden  Massive Olompali Sculpture Makes International Debut  Mark di Suvero at Fairchild December 6, 2008 through May 31, 2009 Miami, FL - Renowned artist Mark di Suvero's enormous steel sculptures will soon rise over Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's world famous flowering trees and vines, lush rainforest and bustling butterfly garden. Fairchild will open Mark di Suvero at Fairchild, an...

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THE FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE ENDORSED BY NATIONAL FORUM ON CHILDREN AND NATURE

Thursday, November 13, 2008

THE FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE ENDORSED BY NATIONAL FORUM ON CHILDREN AND NATURE Coral Gables, FL, November 14, 2008-On November 12, 2008, The Fairchild Challenge received endorsement from the National Forum on Children and Nature as one of 30 projects nationwide that demonstrate new and creative ways to reconnect kids with nature. The Fairchild Challenge is a free, annual, environmental program that targets teenagers and offers separate but related Challenge options or competitions for middle and ...

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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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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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Major Botanical Sites in the Tropics Awarded World Heritage Status

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

      Major Botanical Sites in the Tropics Awarded World Heritage Status   Coral Gables, FL, July 24, 2008—The World Heritage Committee, meeting for its 32nd session in Canada this week, finished inscribing new sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List on July 8 with the addition of 19 cultural sites and eight natural sites to the List. This year some of the world's most important botanical sites were given World Heritage status. This status places them in an elite...

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