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The Gifford Arboretum sponsors a host of activities during the year including horticultural workshops, plant sales, festivals, and our Annual Picnic and Lecture. Below is a schedule of the events.

If you have any questions about any of the events, please contact us at 305-284-1302. We look forward to seeing you at one of our many events in the future! (For directions to the Arboretum or the Cox Science Center, please reference the "Visits, Directions" portion of our website)

To get to Cox Science Center Room 166, please enter either the front or the back entrance. From the front entrance, cross the Cox Lobby and take a right at the glass doors; down the corridor you will see the meeting room. If you are entering the Cox Science Center from the back entrances (ie. the parking entrances), then please enter through any of the glass doors and take a left down the corridor to the meeting room. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of the Arboretum. We look forward to seeing you there!

We have some great programs and activities lined up for the Fall semester. Please check them out and plan to join us!

 

 

Gifford Arboretum Schedule for the Fall, 2018 Semester

 

 

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 7 PM in Cox Science Center Room 166

Dr. Patrick Griffith, Executive Director of Montgomery Botanical Garden will present: Managing Plant Collections in Times of Conservation Threats.

 

 

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at 4 PM in the Arboretum

Arboretum tour featuring the South Florida native trees and shrubs with Steve Pearson, Arboretum Director.

 

 

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at 7 PM in Cox Science Center Room 166

Arboretum meeting with presentation by Mr. Mike Winterstein on "USDA/ARS Research at Chapman Field and GRIN Global."

 

 

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 6 PM in the Arboretum

Music in the Arboretum with Victor Rubio Carrillo, an innovative singer who uses loop peddles to improvise songs.

 

 

Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 5 PM in the Arboretum

Arboretum tour featuring the sacred and magical trees of the Arboretum.
Just in time for Halloween, this tour will be co-led by FIU Professor John Cozza.

 

 

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 7 PM in Cox Science Center Room 166

Arboretum meeting with presentation by Dr. Richard Campbell on "New and Recommended Mango Varieties, and How to Grow Mangoes Organically."

 

 

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6 PM in the Arboretum

Music in the Arboretum with the Andrew Peal Jazz Trio.

 

 

All Gifford Arboretum events are free and open to the public