Saturday, February 24

6:00-9:30 pm

Conservatory of Flowers

100 JF Kennedy Dr, San Francisco

Join us for an after-hours tour and an enjoyable evening at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Address, 100 John F. Kennedy Drive, San Francisco. The evening includes wine and souvenir wine glass, appetizers, a dinner, featured speaker and an auction! A fund raising event for the Orchid Conservation Alliance (OCA).

Tickets for the dinner are limited. $100 per person and may be obtained from Mary Gerritsen via 


About the featured speaker

The Orchid Conservation Alliance (OCA) is delighted to welcome Dr. Franco Pupulin as the OCA Conservation Speaker at our 2018 Conservation Banquet. Dr. Pupulin  is  a professor at the University of Costa Rica and a researcher at the world renowned Lankester Botanical Garden in San Jose, Costa Rica. These gardens play a leading role in research and education on Costa Rican orchid flora, and its live collections are  widely recognized in Latin America. He is a wonderful speaker and he will delight us with his tales and research on the genus Sobralia (featured below).