North American Orchid Conservation Center

CPC institution Code: NAOCC

North America is home to over 200 orchid species, and more than half are endangered or threatened somewhere in their native range. The North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC) was established by the Smithsonian Institution and the United States Botanic Garden to assure the survival of all native orchids in the U.S. and Canada.

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Conservation Contacts

Dennis Whigham, Ph.D.
Senior Botanist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center & Founding Director, North American Orchid Conservation Program
Julianne McGuinness
Program Development Coordinator