Hoyt Arboretum Terrestrial Orchids
|Presented By||Hoyt Arboretum|
|Goal||Improve natural habitat for Spiranthes in Hoyt Arboretum populat|
|Task||Identify grasses and orchids in plots|
|Where||Hoyt Arboretum Terrestrial Orchids 4100 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland, 97221 OR 97221 97221|
Volunteers can help:
-Prevent local extirpation (removal) of historic population of uncommon orchids (Orchidacea Spiranthes).
-Research best restoration treatments for Spiranthes in Tualatin Mountains and create management protocol for the Hoyt Arboretum.
-Improve natural habitat for Spiranthes in Hoyt Arboretum population and increase population count of Spiranthes (total number of plants).
-Increase native prairie species and specific Spiranthes cohorts for ecosystem health.
-Decrease invasive species.
|How to Join||
|Special Skills||Participants will identify native grasses and invasive species Participants will collect and record data on specific areas with orchids Participants will follow protocol on site maintenance Participants will enter data in a statistics program for analysis Participants will research and write summaries of applicable studies of a similar nature|
|Ideal Age Group||College, Adults|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||At a science center, zoo or aquarium|
|Tags||arboretum, citizen, forest, grass, hoyt, orchid, oregon, park, portland, public, science|
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