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Saving American Orchids
June 12, 2014, 7:00 pm
Dr. Dennis Whigham, Senior Botanist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.
With nearly 60 percent of the 250 orchids native to North America considered threatened or endangered, botanist Dennis Whigham and his team have established the North American Orchid Conservation Center, the first organization to integrate native orchid ecology, conservation, and education.