WSBEorchids

British school students return rare plant to the Himalayas

A groundbreaking conservation project linking Writhlington School students with the gardeners of Gangtok is making a real difference in Himalayan conservation as well as providing a model for effective international community co-operation. Students at Writhlington who have become experts in orchids and raising these exotic plants from seed in a dedicated propagation laboratory have used […]

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Recent Updates

There are some updates that our happening now, some that have happened and some that we plan to impement over the next couple of weeks. Firstly, all news items is now catagorised.  This makes it easy for you to find the particular information that your looking for about our projects.  These can all be found […]

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Seedling Portfolios

Those of you who are very observant may have noticed the new button on the navigation bar at the top.  If you haven’t already, look at it, it’s the one that says ‘seedling portfolio’ on it, looks just like any other button I hear you say. Well, your half right, but it’s what happens when […]

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Sikkim 2009

Exciting news – the orchid project is going to Sikkim! The Sikkim Himalayan project had been working slowly for about three years now.  The Project involves students in the lab growing the rare species ‘Cymbidium Whitea’.  There are very few of these plants remaining in the wild and they are only known to come from […]

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