Flora gets helping hand

RARE SPECIES: The Little Dip spider-orchid was one of five species to be given a boost as part of a five-year project aimed at increasing wild populations.

FIVE threatened species of native orchids have had a boost thanks to a five-year project aimed at increasing their wild populations.

The project to grow and plant the orchids is a collaboration between the South East Natural Resources Management Board, Natural Resources South East and Nature Glenelg Trust (NGT), funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

NGT Ecologist Bryan Haywood said they focused


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