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Science for Everyone: The Orchid Conservation Project at Ridges Sanctuary – Saving a Rare Orchid Community

May 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Since 2012 Stantec has been leading a research initiative to develop procedures and methodology for successfully reintroducing several rare terrestrial orchid species at The Ridges.  The 1,050 acre sanctuary is a State Natural Area in the Door County eco region of northeastern Wisconsin.  Stantec’s orchid expert, Melissa Curran, will share what she has learned about the unique biological requirements of several rare orchid species by implementing trial outplantings & monitoring the success of these introduced populations.

Free: Fee ($5 donation appreciated).

Details

Date:
May 17, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Riveredge Nature Center
4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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Phone:
(262) 375-2715

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