Houston Orchid Societies meetings are held at the First Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM at the First Christian Church/School, 1601 Sunset Boulevard, Houston TX 77005.
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August Speaker: Jason Singhurst - "An Update of Rare, Unique, and Additional Orchids of the Texas Flora"
Our featured speaker for the September meeting, Jason Singhurst.
Jason received a B.S. in Agricultural Science and M.S. in Agricultural Science from Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas. He has served as a botanist/ecologist in Texas for the past 20 years for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He has conducted field-oriented research on the vegetation ecology of Texas the past 20 years. He has recently focused on tallgrass prairie conservation with an emphasis on coastal prairies. He has described five plant species new to science that are endemic (found nowhere else but Texas) to Texas. He has extensive field knowledge and experience with rare plant species in Texas. He has published over 100 scientific publications on the flora and plant ecology of Texas and in 2008 co-authored a book on Rare Plants of Texas.
Come hear Jason speak Thursday, September 6, 2018 @ 7:30 PM at the First Christian Church & School, 1601 Sunset Blvd, Houston, TX 77005.
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