Orchid education workshops

Mount Gawler Native Forest Reserve

ForestrySA is supporting the Native Orchid Society of South Australia (NOSSA) and Wild Orchid Watch (WOW) in hosting two community education workshops to increase knowledge and identification of native orchids.

Wild Orchid Watch is a citizen science project designed to help people learn about our native orchids as well as provide valuable information to researchers and land managers.

WHERE: Mount Gawler Native Forest Reserve, between Kersbrook and One Tree Hill (map will be sent once registered)

WHEN: Saturday 26 September 2020

TIME: Session 1: 1000-1200

TIME: Session 2: 1300-1500

COST: FREE – places are limited so register early for your preferred session and please advise if unable to attend so another person can take your place.

For registrations email: recreation@forestrysa.com.au with “Native Orchid Workshop Registration” in the subject line.

BRING: Snacks, water, sun protection, sturdy walking shoes; dress appropriately for the weather conditions. The event may have to be cancelled due to inclement weather conditions so please check in before attending.

MOBILE PHONE: If possible, prior to attending the session, download the Wild Orchid Watch (WOW) web-app to your mobile phone. This is available only from the WOW website – www.wildorchidwatch.org (not the Play Store). There is an instructional video on how to download the web-app  https://www.wildorchidwatch.org/wow-app-instructional-videos. During this download process you will be prompted to also download the iNaturalist app.

Note: WOW uses iNaturalist as its platform so both must be downloaded.

*You will be required to complete a COVID-19 health declaration on arrival to the workshop.

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