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Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 1pm
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History presents Orchids of Cape Cod with Rich Eldred
As part of our CCMNH Gardening for Life Series, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents Orchids of Cape Cod with botanist and newspaper reporter, Rich Eldred.
Most every dedicated woodlands walker on Cape Cod knows the pink lady slipper and looks forward to their blooming at the end of May. But there are actually over twenty other wild orchids that might be found on Cape Cod. Learn about them and see what they look like in this slide show presentation by newspaper reporter and botanist Rich Eldred.
Rich Eldred is a longtime environmental and news reporter for the Cape Codder newspaper based in Orleans. He has a degree in Botany from the University of New Hampshire and a Masters in Plant Ecology from the University of Western Ontario. He is a member and past President of the Botanical Club of Cape Cod and the Islands. The presentation will be held at the Museum Sunday, March 22nd at 1pm. Free with Museum Admission For more information please call: 508-896-3867, xt. 133
Next Meeting: DUE TO THE WEATHER
TODAY'S MEETING IS CANCELLED
Native & Cultivated Orchids of New Zealand
Speaker -Jean Stefanik
Sunday, February 8, 2015 CAIOS Meeting at 12:30 p.m.
Jean Stefanik, grows orchids, is an American Orchid Society judge and is a specialist in native orchids. She recently spent time traveling in New Zealand looking at native New Zealand orchids. She will share her photos and information about these native orchids.
Pictured Below: Thelymitra tholiformis
Thelymitra tholiformis - Sun Orchid
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