ORCHID AND WILDFLOWER FESTIVAL
You are invited to a Zoom webinar
July Friday the 17th at 7 pm.
John Alexander & Peter Kaellgren
Dr Peter Kaellgren is a curator emeritus of Decorative Arts for the Royal Ontario Museum. He has been published internationally in journals and publications in his areas of expertise.
John Alexander is a retired retail manager who has been photographing since his teens.
With the encouragement of their friends, the late Alison and David Stein, Peter and John have been travelling our country photographing and documenting our native orchids.
They have enjoyed many trips to the Bruce Peninsula in search of the beauty of our native wildflowers and orchids. Together they have given numerous presentations about their travels to field naturalist groups, horticultural societies, libraries and orchid societies. Their first presentation was here at Orchid fest in 2014, Meanwhile, in another part of the fen……
They hope that you enjoy this presentation about the orchids of the Bruce Peninsula.
BIO: Esme Batten works at the Nature Conservancy of Canada as the Program Director for Midwestern Ontario based on the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula where she has lived since 2014. She studied environmental science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. As a lover of natural history, Esme is lucky to live on the northern Bruce Peninsula, where she spends most of her free time birding, botanizing, herping, hiking, paddling, and doing astrophotography and generally enjoying the outdoors.
Description: Wildflowers have been enjoyed by many around the world for years for both their bouquets of colour and scent. However, few wildflowers draw more praise than orchids. The Saugeen Bruce Peninsula has long been a place for orchid enthusiasts and nature lovers to visit to see the 44 species the area supports. The Nature Conservancy of Canadas Program Director for Midwestern Ontario, Esme Batten will talk about her work across the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula and the orchid species she has worked with, as well as the fascinating natural history of this group of plants.
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jul 17, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Virtual Orchid Festival
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