'Wild Orchid Man in the Amazon' Film Screening and Q&A
Sarasota County Extension Master Gardeners will host a special screening of "The Wild Orchid Man in the Amazonias" on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Sarasota County Extension and Sustainability Office at Twin Lakes Park.
Join former Selby Gardens botanist and orchid expert Stig Dalström, and filmmaker Darryl Saffer, as they discuss the arduous task of orchid hunting and answer questions pertaining to orchids in Florida. Learn about the raw beauty and surprising survivability of orchids, along with a wider look at ecological preservation.
Registration is $10 for the general public and free for active Sarasota County Extension Master Gardeners. Proceeds from the screening benefit the Master Gardeners' Chapter of the Friends of Sarasota County Parks, which supports educational outreach programs in Sarasota County. Advanced registration is required.
The event is 10 a.m. - noon, Jan. 4, at Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Road, Sarasota.