Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225  

Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Board president Ron Whittington is interviewed about the upcoming Spirits Under the Sun fundraising event to be held on Oct. 21, 2019, WSOS-FM, October 19, 2019
The station does not have this available for streaming online so you may be able to download your own .mp3 here or listen using the player below.

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens receives the 2019 Jax Best Award for best local trails from WJXT-TV,  News4Jax, July 11, 2019

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens is selected among the Top 25 destinations for “Things to do with kids in Jacksonville”, VacationIdea.com Dream Vacation Magazine, July 2019

Interview on 2019 A Brush With Nature Event with First Coast Plein Air Artists’ member Marilyn Antram and Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Board Chair Ron Whittington with Melissa Ross, Host of First Coast Connect  (Listen at 46:00), WJCT-FM, March 29, 2019

Columnist Mark Woods talks with former board member Lad Hawkins about the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens,
Florida Times-Union, March 15, 2019

“Director hired, upgrades planned as Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens nears 10th anniversary”, The Florida Times-Union, Oct 29, 2018

“The full 2018 JaxBest winners list”,  WJXT News4JAX, Dec 15, 2018

“Calling all weekend warriors! Give hiking a try at these local trails”, UNF Spinnaker, Aug 23, 2018

“‘Finally’: Jacksonville 7-year-old first girl to join area Boy Scout pack”, FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX, Oct 14, 2018

“Seven-year-old girl joins her brother, mother in Jacksonville Cub”, FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX, Oct 15, 2018

“Baker Correctional Visitors; Floyd Norman; Glaucoma; A …”, WJCT NEWS, Mar 22, 2018

“Legal Notebook: 3 local lawyers chosen for leadership academy”, Jacksonville Daily Record, Jun 5, 2017

“Jacksonville artist captures beauty of North Florida parks in new book”, Florida Times-Union, Apr 16, 2017

“9 Reasons to Visit Jacksonville, Florida”, Fodor’s Travel, Sep 22, 2016

“Jacksonville Arboretum is a hidden gem in the city”, Florida Times-Union, Feb 1, 2016

“Rediscovering Jax: Jacksonville Arboretum And Gardens”, WJCT NEWS, Apr 2, 2015

“Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens”, Metro Jacksonville – March 26, 2012

“A brush with nature: Step out, Paint out”, ARBUS – March/April, 2012

“Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens worth a visit”, Beaches Leader – March 9, 2012

“A brush with nature”, EU Jacksonville – March, 2012

“Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Plein Air Painting Invitational “A Brush with Nature”, iwantabuzz.com – March, 2012

“A brush with nature at the Arboretum”, ARBUS – The Arts and Business Magazine of Northeast Florida, March/April 2011

“A brush with nature: Experience the Arboretum”,  Jacksonville Monthly, April 2011

“Open air painting benefits gardens”, The Times-Union, Southside, April 21, 2011

“A painting event raises funds for Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens”, The Times-Union, Life Section, April 5, 2011

“Painters inspired by nature”, Photos in The Times-Union, Metro Section, April 9, 2011

“Hidden Jax: Arboretum & Gardens”, Jacksonville Magazine, April 2011

“Q & A with Mindy Hawkins: Arboretum to inspire ‘plein air’ art fundraiser”, The Time-Union, Southside, March 24, 2011

“Bishop Kenny Students, March24, 2010”, The Times-Union, Southside, March 24, 2010

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