WA Native Orchid Study & Conservation  Group  (WANOSCG )              

 Welcome to the 2015 Orchid Season



WANOSCG General Meetings
 Next General meeting and AGM 21st March 2015

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm in the Kings Park Administration Buildings off Fraser Avenue (March to November inclusive).

 SPEAKERS for 2015          TBA
  • MAR -     
  • APR -     
  • MAY -     
  • JUNE -    
  • JULY -    
  • AUG -      
  • SEPT -    
  • OCT -       
  • NOV -       Photo Competition & Members slides
2011 :Don Ward (the inaugural recipient) 
2012 : Matz Dahlkamp
2013 : Eddy Wajon
The criterion for this award is that the person should have advanced the aims of, and made an outstanding contribution to, WANOSCG - namely the study and conservation of Western Australian native orchids. These contributions will usually have been made over an extended period of time. The recipient must be a financial Member of WANOSCG.
To be advised



The competition night is at the November meeting
To be decided
ADOPT an Orchid (ADORP)
Some 20+ members have signed up to the adopt an orchid program
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Threatened & Priority Orchid Species of Western Australia 

More information can be found at the DEC website under the heading "Management and Protection" in "Threatened flora" section http://www.dec.wa.gov.au/index.php

Recent publications related to Western Australian Native Orchids

Identification and Ecology of Southwest Australian Orchids - A User-friendly Guide
Mark Brundrett (2014)

Field Guide to the Orchids of Western Australia -  Andrew Brown, Kingsley Dixon, Christopher French and Garry Brockman (2013)  The Definitive Guide to the Native Orchids of Western Australia

Orchids of South-West Australia 3rd Edition - Noel Hoffman & Andrew Brown (2011)
Orchids of Western Australia - Andrew Brown, Pat Dundas, Kingsley Dixon & Stephen Hopper (2008) - A valuable comprehensive reference of WA native orchid species beautifully illustrated by Pat Dundas
Spider Orchids-the Genus Caladenia and it's relatives in Australia - Gary Backhouse

WANOSCG Featured Orchid

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 Orchids, Watheroo, 030813
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 Patricias Spider Orchid, Watheroo, 030813

 Leafless, Bunny Orchid, Dwellingup Pinjarra 170413


  Bunny, Hare Orchid, Perth Hills 220413