Orchid Walks on Black Mountain [FULLY BOOKED]

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Sunday, 11 October 2020 - 10:00am to Monday, 12 October 2020 - 11:45am
A beard orchid on Black Mountain by Jean Geue
A beard orchid on Black Mountain by Jean Geue

Jean has led these popular orchid walks since 2011, and has done botanic art for many of the more than 60 orchid species that are native plants on Black Mountain.  Jean is also a co-author of the Field Guide to Orchids of the ACT and the Field Guide to Orchids of the Southern Tablelands of NSW including the ACT which will be published soon.

Choose your time to join her to see some spring flowering native terrestrial orchids and learn more about this fascinating group of plants.

There is some off-track walking so wear sturdy shoes. Bring your hand lens.

DATE     Sunday 11 October,10am-12noon & repeated 1:00pm-3:00pm
     at the car park on the mountain side of Caswell Drive (from Belconnen Way drive south towards Glenloch Interchange).
BYO       enthusiasm, friends, hat, sunblock, water & stout shoes
BOOK    Numbers are limited to 15 for each walk. Phone Jean on 6251 2008 to book, or for more information about the walks.

Happy walking, and here’s hoping the weather we have been having will bring out the beauty of the orchid flowers.

Linda Beveridge
Convenor, Friends of Black Mountain