Collecting orchid specimens for one’s own amusement is indefensible, and even for scientific study it should only be carried out in the last resort (see p. 135). As for educational purposes, it is strange that some schoolteachers are still found among the orchid-pickers; nature-study teaching ought to involve a proper sense of conservation. The Conservation of Wild Creatures and Wild Plants Act, 1975, is a good UK beginning to protection by law.
KeywordsFlower Head Extension Tube Proper Sense Trophy Hunter Camera Shake
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.