Western Australian Native Orchid Study and Conservation Group Inc.

2022 WANOSCG PHOTO COMPETITION

1.Topic

Topic: “WA native orchid(s) growing in an unusual situation”.

Taken at anytime, anywhere.

The situation can be either a natural or un-natural situation.

For example, orchids growing in a gutter, in leaf litter on a shed top, on the roof of an old dumped car, the ruins of an old house, in a discarded tin can in the bush ….

2. Submissions

      • Any Member current on the Submission Due Date is eligible to enter and/or vote.
      • Only electronic submissions permitted:
        1. ‘jpeg’ file format
        2. File size: MIN: 150 Kbytes MAX: 5 Mbytes
      • Two photos may be submitted per eligible Member.
      • Author’s name, subject’s species name, approx. location taken, and date taken are to be provided with each submission.
      • All entrants give consent to have their entry published in the WANOSCG Bulletin, Website and/or Facebook Page.
      • Submission may have been taken at any time.
      • Submissions must be emailed to wanoscg@gmail.com, or handed to a Committee Member.
      • Submission Due Date: Entries must be received by 17 Oct 2022 (Mon before 19 Oct GM )

3. Voting

      • All valid entries will be placed in the Nov 2022 Bulletin for voting on.
      • Eligible Members are permitted a single vote, stating the selected photograph’s reference number
        1. by email to wanoscg@gmail.com
        2. or by post to PO BOX 323, Victoria Park, WA 6979.
      • All votes due on 14 Nov 2022 (Mon before 16 Nov GM due).

4. Winner

      • Winner to be determined by the WANOSCG Committee (who may appoint Adjudicators) based on the valid votes.
      • Winner declared and prize presented at the Nov General Meeting due date, 16 Nov 2022.

5. Displays

      • All valid entries to be displayed at the 19 Oct General Meeting (subject to COVID-19) and Nov Bulletin.
      • Winning photo and runners-up to be displayed at the 16 Nov GM and posted in the Bulletin, Website and/or Facebook page.

6. Target Orchid Conservation and Protection Rule

      • Due to the potential to damage habitat and plants, populations of orchids listed as Threatened should not be visited for the sole reason of taking photos for this Photo Competition. If you otherwise happen upon populations during your travels, as part of an ADORP team monitoring these plants or have another official reason to visit populations you may submit photos of these species.