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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
United States of America - Florida - Coral Gables
Institution Code: FTG
International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y
Fairchild's rainforest waterfall
About the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants.
It is one of the premier research and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in conservation. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's palm and cycad collections are part of the North American Plant Collections Consortium of the American Public Gardens Association (APGA). FTBG has an education program reaching some 50,000 school children per year; hosts popular events like the International Mango, Chocolate and Orchid Festivals, the Ramble, concerts, affiliated plant society shows and sales and more; and, is a not-for-profit organization relying on the support of its 40,000 members and benefactors.
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