The Orchid Conservation Coalition (OCC) is a grassroots organization made up of people, orchid societies, and orchid businesses dedicated to raising awareness and money for orchid conservation. It is through networking that people and organizations concerned with orchid conservation can be the most effective.

My first project through OCC concerns conservation and restoration of an urban remnant of the Mata Atlantica in Brazil through provision of funds for a bird observatory, orchid culture and education of local schoolchildren in the observation and representation of nature through art . Read More