The Orchadian
The AGM of ANOS Inc. will be held at the Kempsey Heights Bowling Club (10 Polwood St., West Kempsey, NSW 2440) on Sat 6th September at 4-00pm. The meeting coincides with the first day of the Kempsey Speciosum Spectacular show. An election for office bearers (7 positions) and for three (3) councillors will be held. In addition, notice is given of two motions which will be put to make the following changes to the constitution: Motion 1: That the wording, under section 2 Definitions, after Australasian Native Orchid species be changed from ‘means an endemic species…’ TO ‘means a species…’ And similarly after the next reference to Australian Native Orchid species that the wording is changed from ‘means an endemic species…’ TO ‘means a species…’ Motion 2: That under section 18 Composition and Membership of Council that the wording in subsection (1)(b) be changed from ‘three ordinary councillors’ TO ‘five ordinary councillors’. For nomination and/or proxy forms, please contact the secretary (Phil Ritchie) on e-mail: ritchiepj@bigpond.com OR by telephone (03) 9525-9606.
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We are dedicated to the cultivation, conservation and scientific study of native orchids in the . The many native orchid societies found throughout Australia and New Zealand are represented by their own regional bodies. Become involved with our native orchids by joining our society by subscribing to our journal and joining one of our many that can be found throughout Australia and New Zealand. This site is provided by

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  • Want to know the history of speciosum cultivars, Roslyn Capell has done some terrific work in compiling a database, see under the Information menu

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  • Orchid Species of the Shoalhaven by Alan Stephenson. The book contains colour photos of 138 orchid species within the Shoalhaven region, and includes all of the 14 Shoalhaven threatened species.

    Orchids of Western Australia by A. Brown, K. Dixon, S. Hopper & P. Dundas has been added to the shop listings. Also added is A Guide to Native Orchids of South Western Australia by Bob Liddelow. This is a must have book for field trips in this region.

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  • Native Orchids of Australia by David Jones and Wild Orchids of Victoria by Jeffrey Jeanes & Garry Backhouse are now available from our shop.



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