24 February

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine Resident Physician Lecture

Dr. Block will speak on “Facts VS Fiction Surrounding Medical Marijuana: Endocannabinoid Science’s Changing Perspectives” Dr. Block reviews the Cannabis plant’s documented ethnobotanical co-evolution along with human beings.  In light of recent discoveries in the endocannabinoid sciences while under Federal prohibition, new bioethical considerations confronting its controversial contemporary use and abuse will be discussed.

10 February

Dr. Jeff Block Leads 10 Day Cuba Habitat Tour

Coordinated by Holbrook Travel, Dr. Block will lead 50 tropical plant enthusiasts on a ten day tour of Cuba.

30 January

Florida Department of Agriculture & University of Florida – IFAS Master Gardener Education

As part of Block Botanical Gardens annual contribution to master gardener education via Miami-Dade County’s agricultural extension office, Dr. Block will host an afternoon teaching seminar regarding the presentation of master gardener subjects.

18 January

Block Botanical Gardens celebrates it’s centennial!

Block Botanical Gardens celebrates the centennial of it’s deed as a mango and avocado grove.All neighbors and friends are invited to share in the festivities.

9 December

Block Botanical Gardens hosts APGA event

Block Botanical Gardens hosts American Public Gardens Association (APGA) leadership for their 2016 Conference planning.

19 November

“The Kampong” 2015-16 Annual Lecture Series

Dr. Block will be this month’s invited guest lecturer.  This engaging talk will appeal to both health care providers and agriculturists alike: “Insights Into the Use of Botanical Medicines for Modern Patient Care” will explore the science behind plant-based therapies that provide better healthcare outcomes. A cocktail reception is offered at 6:30pm followed by the talk. 4013

27 September

Bromeliad Extravaganza “Bromeliads in the Magic City”

Dr. Block will lead a tour of Block Botanical Garden’s World Class bromeliad collection.  Sponsored by the Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies.

21 May

Patients Out of Time – May 21-23

“Patients Out of Time” May 21-23 The Premier Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics Dr.Block speaking at Patients Out of Time

9 May

Jeffrey S. Block, M.D. ‘82 delivers the Oath of Medicine

Jeffrey S. Block, M.D. ‘82 delivers the Oath of Medicine to the 2015 University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine’s 185 new physicians (with Dean Goldschmidt on May 9, 2015)

8 May

2015 National Public Gardens Day at Block Botanical Gardens

Friday, May 8th is 2015’s National Public Gardens Day……. Block Botanical Gardens will be open free (always is!) to the public for tours between 9:00am and 3:00pm. See http://www.nationalpublicgardensday.org/content/block-botanical-gardens