Special Access: Minnesota Native Orchids
Saturday, June 1
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
David Remucal, curator of endangered plants and the Native Orchid Conservation Program at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
The lady’s slipper is not Minnesota's only orchid- far from it! Our 48 orchid species can be found in forest, wetland and prairies, and come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flower colors.
Discuss In the classroom
- Ongoing conservation efforts- especially the 10 species listed as endangered
- Fascinating lessons about orchids’ complex biology
Explore In the Gardens
- “Special access” knowledge of the best locations for orchids at the Arboretum. You’ll likely see some of the Arb's showy and yellow lady's slippers in bloom!
- Get a first-hand view of some of the new beds and orchids introduced in 2018 and 2019
Limit 20, Oswald Visitor Center - Teaching Classroom
$15 member/$30 non-member, includes Arboretum admission