We will be at our usual venue in the lecture theatre at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin
At the October meeting we are both delighted and excited to have Guatemalan ecologist Challen Willemsen giving an online presentation from his cloud-forest clad homeland.
Challen’s passionate about botany, particularly neotropical orchids and epiphytes in general. He leads ecological tours and occasionally teaches online courses on botany, as well as Guatemalan plants and ecosystems.
A member of the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) Species Survival Commission – Orchid Specialist Group. He is also a volunteer at El Tular Nature Reserve outside Guatemala City.
In May of this year Challen was awarded a Conservation Grant by the American Orchid Society to deepen the scope of his work at the reserve.
This event is a hybrid event which means that if you want to attend in person you are very welcome to, just go the the IOS October Meeting Member’s In-Person attendance and click the orange Going button
If you cannot attend but want to participate online, go to the IOS October Meeting Member’s Virtual Attendance and click on the orange Going button and a link will be sent to you.
On the night a link to the event will appear on this page 15-minutes before the start of the event which when clicked will allow you to view and participate with the event online by video.
The evening is only available free to members of the Irish Orchid Society.
However if you are not a member, you can attend in person, there is an entry fee of €5 or you can pre-purchase a ticket online.
If you are a member of the IOS and want to join in the meeting online/virtually, select this option and you will receive a link to join in with Google Meet online.
Let us know if you are coming along to the meeting in-person by clicking the RSVP button.