By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – To celebrate Brazil’s National Botanic Day, Rio’s Jardim Botânico will have free activities throughout the week. As the official National Botanic Day fell on Easter Sunday this year, the week-long series of activities will begin today (April 17th) and include walks, lectures, films and activities for children.
Starting today from 2PM, activities will begin with a walk through the garden’s Arboretum. Visitors will learn about identifiable plant characteristics that distinguish the plants from one another, as well as how to tell what life stage a plant . . .