Our purpose is to foster the growth and preservation of native and hybrid orchids in Sonoma County and around the world.
The Society is open to hobbyists and professionals, novice to expert, all are welcome. We are here to learn, share and have fun!
Do You Miss Attending Our Monthly Meetings?
You Still Can Attend… Virtually! Due to the Shelter-In-Place mandate, the SCOS will be holding our meetings via ZOOM. Members will receive an email link prior to each meeting. If you wish to attend as a guest, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you an invitation. We ask for a 24 hour notice so that we have time to process your request in time for the meeting.
FEBRUARY MEETING: Join our ZOOM meeting on Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00PM – Please join us for this once-in-a-lifetime presentation by Tom Mirenda.
Travel with Tom as he explores amazing places in Mauritius, Kenya, Kwa-Zulu-Natal, Betty’s Bay Kogelburg refuges, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden at the foot of Table Mountain, and the rarely visited tropical forests of Gabon. In 10/19 Tom was invited to be a speaker and guest AOS judge for the Kenya Orchid Society show in Nairobi, Kenya. Tom took the opportunity to travel to commercial growers, botanic gardens, nature reserves and to meet with other conservationists, botanists, extreme collectors & orchid enthusiasts throughout southern Africa. The result was an unforgettable and lifechanging experience full of beauty, new experiences and spectacular, virtually unknown orchids, many of them rarely cultivated and highly endemic
Make A Donation!
Since we are unable to hold our Annual Show & Sale, which is the Society’s main fundraiser, the SCOS needs your help! Any amount would be greatly appreciated. Simply click the DONATE button below to be directed to our PayPal Donation Page.