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Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

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University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
765-285-8839 http://bit.ly/2l0PTfY

Completed in 2014, The Wheeler-Thanhauser Collection and Species Bank of orchids is housed within The Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse. Its purpose is:

  • To conserve rare and endangered species of orchids
  • To disseminate them for conservation
  • To use the collection for research and education

The greenhouse is open to the public Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for self-guided tours, or by appointment.

Located in Christy Woods, the greenhouse is on the southwest end of the Ball State University campus.

 

Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

October 2019

Halloween Snoop with The Magic School Bus

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Join us from 12:30-4:30pm for a fun Halloween Event at the Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse and Christy Woods! Visitors can search for rain forest animals in the greenhouse with Ms. Frizzle, and explore outside in Christy Woods. Outdoor activities include a story walk, mask making, show-and-tell, coloring sheets, and more! Join us while we: “Take chances, make mistakes, and get messy!” Visitors of all ages are welcome to come to the greenhouse and join in on the…

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