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(Victoria Group) Inc.

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22-23/9/18 - Conservation Group

Caladenia search around Stawell.

25/9/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

26/9/18 - Conservation Group

Caladenia pumila search, Inverleigh.

28/9/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

29-30/9/18 - Annual Spring Show

Open to the public 9:00am - 4:00pm daily.

4-7/10/18 - Conservation & Terrestrial Study Groups

Caladenia search, Bendigo/Heathcote.

5/10/18 - October Meeting

Michael Duncan will present "Orchids of Northern Thailand".

6/10/18 - Terrestrial Seed Group

Learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

7/10/18 - Epiphyte Study Group

Hosted by Vimal & Saratha Aravinthan.

8/10/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

12/10/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

16/10/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance, Laverton North.

22/10/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

26/10/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

27/10/18 - Terrestrial Study Group

Field trip to Moondarra Area.

31/10/18 - Conservation Group

Prasophyllum search, Clyde.

2/11/18 - November Meeting

Jesse Granger & Wenbo Chen will present "Epiphytes of NSW".

3-6/11/18 - Terrestrial Study Group

Melbourne Cup Long Weekend trip to Mount Gambier

3-6/11/18 - Epiphyte Study Group

Melbourne Cup Long Weekend trip to Gippsland

ACTIVITIES

ANOS Vic. is an extremely dynamic society with activities to suit members whatever your interest in Australasian orchids.

Members are entitled to participate in any of the special interest groups so join us and participate in any of the following upcoming activities.

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ANOS Victoria Activities

All field trips, particularly those held during Spring and Summer, will be subject to review dependent upon rainfall and fires etc.  Check back at this web site and refer to the monthly Bulletin to keep abreast of any updates as they become available.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Sat 22 - Sun 23 Sep 2018 - Combined Conservation and Terrestrial Study Groups

A search around the Stawell area for some of the rarer Caladenia spider and Thelymitra sun-orchids. You can also excpect to see a good variety of other common orchids including Caladenia, Thelymitra, Glossodia and Diuris

Tue 25 Sep 2018 - Conservation Group

Note: This activity has been moved forward 8 days from previously scheduled.
Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Wed 26 Sep 2018 - Combined Conservation and Terrestrial Study Groups

A search around the Inverleigh area for Caladenia pumila as well as expect to see a variety of other spring flowering species.

Fri 28 Sep 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Sat 29 & Sun 30 Sep 2018 - ANOS Victoria Spring Show

Open to the public to view a magnificent display of Australasian native orchids. Visitors can also purchase orchids, view and purchase orchid art and photography or watch presentations on cultivation, conservation and activities our group conducts. There will also be Devonshire teas, food and drinks available.
Mount Waverley Community Centre, 47 Miller Crescent, Mount Waverley. Open 9:00am - 4:00pm. Entry $5, Consession $3, Under 16 Free.

OCTOBER 2018

Tue 2 & Wed 3 Oct 2018 - Combined Conservation and Terrestrial Study Groups

A trip to Terrick Terrick in north central Victoria to search for and monitor Prasoplyllum species.
CANCELLED due to extremely dry conditions.

Thu 4 - Sun 7 Oct 2018 - Combined Conservation and Terrestrial Study Groups

A trip to the Bendigo / Heathcote region to search for and monitor endangered Caladenia species.

Fri 5 Oct 2018 - October Meeting

Our guest speaker this month will be Michael Duncan who will be presenting "Orchids of Thailand".

Sat 6 Oct 2018 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

Come along and learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

Sun 7 Oct 2018 - Epiphyte Study Group

Vimal and Saratha Aravinthan will be our hosts for this month's meeting. The discussion topic will be "Growing Sarcochilus".

Mon 8 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Note: This activity has been moved forward a week from previously scheduled.
Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Fri 12 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Tue 16 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance at Laverton.

Mon 22 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Note: This activity has been moved forward a week from previously scheduled.
Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Fri 26 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Sat 27 Oct 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day visit to the Moondarra area to see a variety of spring flowering orchids.

Wed 31 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Prasophyllum search at Clyde.

NOVEMBER 2018

Fri 2 Nov 2018 - November Meeting

Our guest speakers for this meeting will be Jesse Granger and Wenbo Chen who will be presenting "Epiphytes of New South Wales".

Sat 3 - 6 Nov 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

NOTE: The Melbourne Cup long weekend trip to the East Gippsland region has been cancelled due to extremely dry conditions in the region.
The trip has been moved to the southern border region of Victoria and South Australia as there has been better rainfall in this region.
The trip will be based out of Mount Gmbier, SA.

Sat 3 - 6 Nov 2018 - Epiphyte Study Group

Melbourne Cup long weekend trip to the Gippsland region.

Sat 10 Nov 2018 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

Come along and learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

Mon 12 Nov 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Trip to Victoria's western district with a specific focus on Thelymitras.

Tue 20 Nov 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance at Laverton.

Sat 25 Nov 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day visit to the Brisbane Ranges to see Caleana (Duck Orchids).

Mon 26 Nov 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

DECEMBER 2018

Fri 7 Dec 2018 - December Meeting

50th anniversary celebration spit roast dinner. Bookings essential.

Sat 8 Dec 2018 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

Come along and learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

Sun 9 Dec 2018 - Epiphyte Study Group

Doug and Vicki Lee will be hosting the group's annual Christmas BBQ followed by discussions on the Epiphyte Study Group's draft program for 2019.

Sun 9 Dec 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day visit to the Morwell State Park to see Sarcochilus australis and Thynninorchis huntianus (Elbow Orchid).

Mon 10 Dec 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Thu 20 - Fri 21 Dec 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Trip to Moroka to see some of Victoria's high country Caladenias.

JANUARY 2019

Sat 5 & Sun 6 Jan 2019 - Tuber Bank

Tuber bank sorting and packing weekend. Volunteers most welcome.

Sat 12 Jan 2019 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day visit to Mount Baw Baw to see some of Victoria's high country Prasophyllums, Chiloglottis and Pterostylis.

FEBRUARY 2019

Fri 1 Feb 2019 - February Meeting

Guest speaker and presentation topic to be advised.

Sat 2 Feb 2019 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

Come along and learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

Sun 3 Feb 2019 - Combined Conservation and Terrestrial Study Groups

Planning Meeting. Come along and contribute to planning the conservation activities and terrestrial field trips for 2019.

Sun 3 Feb 2019 - Epiphyte Study Group

Host and discussion topic to be advised.


All orchid related activities and outings are dependent on the orchid flowering time, local events, seasonal conditions and in some cases the availability of a guide.

Event details will be confirmed closer to the date so check this page and the current Bulletin for updates.  All details regarding the event organiser, requirements, meeting places and times will be printed in the Bulletin in the month prior to the activity.