Orchid Conservation Symposium organised by the Australian Network of Plant Conservation will take place as a free, online event from 12:30 to 5:15 PM AEST (keep in mind this is 03:30AM BST) on both Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd June.
Over two sessions you will ger the opportunity to learn about and discuss orchid conservation research being presented by speakers from around the world.
Talks will take you on a journey to learn more about orchid conservation in Australia. This includes presentations on bushfire recovery work on threatened orchids in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. There are also talks on the diversity and conservation of Western Australia’s orchids and deep dives on specific study techniques and species.
We will then take you offshore to discover how Asian orchids are conserved, and to hear about the pollination ecology of orchids in Southern Africa and the conservation implications of the illegal orchid trade.
This is a free, online event but to attend you must register at http://www.trybooking.com/BQUSD