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Coming Up


20/5/18 - Terrestrial Study Group

Field trip to Anglesea.

28/5/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

1/6/18 - June Meeting

Danielle Clode will present "The Wasp and The Orchid".

2/6/18 - Terrestrial Seed Group

Learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

3/6/18 - Epiphyte Study Group

Hosted by Jesse Granger & Bethany Krasey.

9-11/6/18 - Terrestrial Study Group

Field trip to Wilsons Promontory region.

12/6/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

19/6/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima & Diuris basaltica site maintenance, Laverton.

24/6/18 - Conservation Group

Site maintenance at St. Helena Bush Reserve.

25/6/18 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

2-6/7/18 - Conservation Group

Orchid reintroductions and monitoring in Western Victoria.

6/7/18 - July Meeting

Gary Yong Gee will present "Post World Orchid Conference - Exploratory Trips".

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.

MAY 2018

Sun 20 May 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Field trip to Anglesea to see autumn flowering Pterostylis, Leporella, Corunastylis & Eriochilus species.

Mon 28 May 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

JUNE 2018

Fri 1 Jun 2018 - June Meeting

Our guest speaker for this meeting will be Danielle Clode who will be talking about her recently published book about Edith Coleman "The Wasp and the Orchid".

Sat 2 Jun 2018 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

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

Sun 3 Jun 2018 - Epiphyte Study Group

Jesse Grainger and Bethany Krasey will be our hosst for this month's meeting. Discussion topic to be a surprise.

Sat 9 - Mon 11 Jun 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Queens Birthday long weekend trip to the Wilsons Promontory region and The Gurdies to see winter flowering Pterostylis and Corysanthes species.

Tue 12 Jun 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Tue 19 Jun 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance at Laverton.

Mon 25 Jun 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

JULY 2018

Mon 2 - Fri 6 Jul 2018 - Conservation Group

Orchid reintroductions and emergence monitoring at sites in Western Victoria.

Fri 6 Jul 2018 - July Meeting

Our guest speaker will be Gary Yong Gee who will be presenting "Post World Orchid Conference - Exploratory Trips".

Sat 7 Jul 2018 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

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

Sun 8 Jul 2018 - Epiphyte Study Group

Host and discussion topic to be advised.

Mon 9 Jul 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Sat 14 Jul 2018 - Conservation Group

Site maintenance at Plenty Gorge.

Mon 16 - Fri 20 Jul 2018 - Conservation Group

Orchid reintroductions and emergence monitoring at sites in Western Victoria.

Tue 17 Jul 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance at Laverton.

Mon 23 Jul 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Sat 28 Jul 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day visit to Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve to see winter flowering Pterostylis and Corysanthes species.

AUGUST 2018

Wed 1 Aug 2018 - Conservation Group

Site maintenance at Inverleigh Common.

Fri 3 Aug 2018 - August Meeting

Guest speaker and presentation topic to be advised.

Sat 4 Aug 2018 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

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

Sun 5 Aug 2018 - Epiphyte Study Group

Stan and Pat Hill will be our hosts for this month's meeting. The discussion topic will be "Repotting".

Mon 6 Aug 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Sat 11 Aug 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day visit to Pakenham Upper and Mount Cannibal to see the last of the winter flowering Pterostylis and Corysanthes species. and the emergence of the first spring flowering orchids.

Mon 20 Aug 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Tue 21 Aug 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance at Laverton.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Sat 1 - Fri 7 Sep 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

A week long trip into South Australia to see their spring flowering orchids.

Mon 3 Sep 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Fri 7 Sep 2018 - September Meeting

Guest speaker and presentation topic to be advised.

Sat 8 Sep 2018 - Terrestrial Cultivation & Seed Propagation Group

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

Sun 9 Sep 2018 - Epiphyte Study Group

George and Fran Byrne-Dimos will be our hosts for this month's meeting. The discussion topic will be "What is currently in bloom".

Wed 12 Sep 2018 - Conservation Group

Removal of Disa bracteata, the invasive South African weed orchid, from Greens Bush on the Mornington Peninsula.

Sun 16 Sep 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day visit to the Brisbane Ranges to see a variety of spring flowering orchids.

Mon 17 Sep 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

Tue 18 Sep 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance at Laverton.

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

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.

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

Mon 1 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

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.

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

Guest speaker and presentation topic to be advised.

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 15 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.

Wed 24 Oct 2018 - Combined Conservation and Terrestrial Study Groups

Searching and monitoring for an endangered Prasoplyllum species west of Melbourne.

Sat 27 Oct 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

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

Mon 29 Oct 2018 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance at Sunshine.

NOVEMBER 2018

Fri 2 Nov 2018 - November Meeting

Guest speaker and presentation topic to be advised.

Sat 3 - 6 Nov 2018 - Terrestrial Study Group

Melbourne Cup long weekend trip to the East Gippsland region. There have been extensive fires around the Cann River area so expect to see good flowering of Caladenias, Diuris, Calochilus, Thelymitras and Prasophyllums as well as other genus.

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

Guest speaker and presentation topic to be advised.

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.