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The Ramapo Orchid Society, Inc. is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to the love of growing orchids . We meet every month ( except July & August) at the
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood, New Jersey.
At our meetings we feature guest speakers, hands-on workshops, and an opportunity to trade growing secrets with some very experienced members. We always have a show table, and affordably priced orchids from local vendors. Special events include our yearly show, a great auction, and a fun Xmas party. The society is open to anyone who shares our love of orchids, so why don't you come and join a terrific bunch of people.
We are an affiliated member of the American Orchid Society (AOS) and Northeast Judging Center.
 
 
 
  Club News
  At our next meeting:
 

Topic: Orchid Hunting in Colombia

Speaker: Mark Hachadourian

Marc Hachadourian is Director of the Nolen Green-houses for Living Collections and Curator of the Or-chid Collection at The New York Botanical Garden. He has been part of the botanical garden staff for almost 15 years, first as the horticulturist for the or-chid collection and now overseeing the state-of-the-art greenhouse complex where many of the display plants and most of the Garden’s glasshouse collec-tions are cultivated.

Marc is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a degree in Plant Science. With over 25 years of expe-rience in professional horticulture, he specializes in orchids, aquatics, tropicals, and alpines. An active member of many professional societies, he has a strong interest in the conservation and cultivation of all groups of plants. He oversees the CITES Rescue Center Program which rehabilitates endangered plants working with the US Fish & Wildlife Depart-ment.

Recently, along with award-winning photographer Jonathan Singer and co-author Dr. W.J. Kress of the Smithsonian Institution, Marc published his first book, Botanica Magnifica (Abbeville Press). As Horticultural Educator he has lectured in the U.S. and abroad and is part of the faculty of The New York Botanical Gar-den School of Pro-fessional Horticul-ture. He has dedicat-ed himself to in-creasing public awareness about the importance of global plant conservation and the appreciation of plant biodiversity.,

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Reminder:
Please bring your beauties for the Showtable!

 

 
 
 
And remember!

It's Keiki

Not

 

American Orchid Society
 

 

 


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Thursday
April 20
7:00 PM


 

 

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