North America Regional Group

OSG North America

Members of the North American Regional Group are involved in all aspects of conservation from Red List assessment to education, from mycorrhizal studies leading to reintroduction and demographic investigation. The North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC) is a national public-private partnership to conserve orchids native to North America. Go Orchids is an interactive tool designed to explore orchids native to the U.S. and Canada.


Focal point: Dr Marilyn Light, University of Ottawa (retired).


  • Cypripedium acaule Aiton

    Cypripedium acaule Aiton

    Photo: © Jyotsna Sharma