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Backyard Biodiversity Day, October 24

3rd Annual Backyard Biodiversity Day and Native Plant Sale
Saturday, October 24, 2015, 9a.m. - 3p.m.

presented by the Tarflower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and Mead Botanical Garden 
(see schedule below)

Backyard Biodiversity Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the native flora and fauna. Come out and enjoy noted speakers, workshops, informative hikes and a huge native plant sale! 

The FREE, family-friendly event features:  

Fall Plant Sale, November 21, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall is a fabulous time to plant in Florida! Finding a great selection of high quality plants is fun and easy at 

"GrovVember," Mead Botanical Garden’s Multi-vendor Fall Plant Sale
Saturday, November 21, 2015, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Planning for holiday foliage and displays? New to Florida Gardening? 
Need a little help getting started? Want some fresh winter produce from your own yard?

Wetlands Restoration and Boardwalk Improvement Underway

The Lake Lillian wetlands restoration and boardwalk improvement project is now underway.  Construction will take approximately 90 days to complete and result in increased biodiversity and an improved aquatic wildlife habitat.  

The wetlands restoration is funded by two grants:  $400,000 from the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and $50,000 from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).  

Winter Park Community Foundation Selects Mead Garden for Grant Award

New donors to MBG can help "unlock" a $19,000 grant award from the Winter Park Community Foundation! 

Mead Botanical Garden (MBG) is excited to announce that it has been selected as a grant award winner by the Winter Park Community Foundation during the Foundation’s recent Grant Round held in collaboration with Rollins College’s “Impact Investing” undergraduate course. The Winter Park Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Central Florida Foundation.

The capacity-building award is made to MBG Inc. in two parts:

What's all the Quacking About? The Great Duck Derby!

The next Great Duck Derby scheduled for February 27, 2016.

This year we had a slightly damp day in the great outdoors at the Great Duck Derby! 

Click here to see or download photos from the day.

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