Leif Bersweden: The Beauty and Adaptations of Orchids in our Sand Dunes

Event date

21/06/2021

Event time

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Event cost

Free

Join botanist and orchid-expert, Leif Bersweden, for a virtual tour of some of the dunes' most vibrant floral inhabitants.

From insect-tricking bee orchids which tempt male bees into fertilising them by resembling a female, to the rare dune-specialist fen orchid which has been brought back from the brink of extinction in South Wales, this talk promises to be fascinating.

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Leif is a botanist, orchid expert, public speaker and author of the wonderful book, 'The Orchid Hunter'.

Find out more about Leif on his Instagram or his website.

This event will be hosted on Zoom. Joining instructions will be sent to you prior to the event through Eventbrite. It will be recorded and shared publicly via the Dynamic Dunescapes, every effort will be made to ensure that no participant's video or audio will be shared, but please do also keep your video and microphone off during the session.