[imgur:logo10.jpg:]Our goal is to increase awareness of native and hybrid orchids through education, conservation and cultivation.

The Society began September 1975 with three members. By the third meeting there were five members. In the spring we had seven members and it was decided that we needed a name for our club. The two names considered were: Michigan Forty-Fifth Parallel Orchid Society” and “Northwestern Michigan Orchid Society.” All of our meetings were held at the college