American Rhododendron Society
ARS District One (British Columbia, Canada)

Dave Dougan Memorial Service
Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm
at the Dougan grave site in Cobble Hill, BC



Dave passed away on October 17
in Campbell River.
He was 96 years old.


Dave Dougan Memorial "Get-Together"
Saturday, October 28, 2017
from 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
at the Ramada Inn - Duncan, BC

District One Chapters (website and newsletter access)
District One - Presidents' Meetings

Rhododendron Species Plant Nurseries

Chapter Meetings

Shows, Plant Sales and Garden Tours
Conventions, Conferences and Special Events

Other Societies or Gardens
Websites with Pictures of Rhododendrons
Other Important Links


District 1 ARS Medal Recipients

Rhododendron of the Year Awards

Proven Performers Lists:
      North Island - 2010

Chapter Contacts (sorted by position)
Chapter Contacts (sorted by chapter)
Login (database management)

2017 ARS Fall Conference in Richmond, Virginia October 20-22.
ARS Board Meeting.

The 2018 ARS Annual Convention will take place in Bremen, Germany from May 21st to 26th. The Dutch,German and Danish-Swedish Pre-Tours are from May 7th to May 20th. The ARS Board Meeting is scheduled for May 21st. The Finnish Post-Tour is from May 27th to May 31st. For information on speakers, gardens and registration, see the Convention Website: www.ars2018.org

2018 ARS Fall Conference - Chattanooga, Tennesee. Dates to be announced. ARS Board Meeting. Website: www.macars.org/events.html

2019 ARS Annual Convention - "The Philadelphia Story 2019: Rhododendrons In America's Garden Capital" is the theme. The ARS Annual Convention will be in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from May 16th to May 19th. The ARS Board Meeting is scheduled for May 15th. Website: www.ars2019.org

2019 ARS Fall Conference - Parksville, British Columbia, Canada.
September 27th - 29th. ARS Board Meeting.

2020 ARS 75th Anniversary Convention in Portland, Oregon.
Dates to be announced. ARS Board Meeting.

Websites of interest:

E-Flora BC is an Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia.
E-Flora BC "Rhododendron" search results

Websites that our members have found:

Marc Colombel's website which includes his album of rhododendron pictures and his Classification

Rhododendron Species Nurseries
Species Plants are available at the following Nurseries
(download pdf plant list by clicking on the nursery name below)
Lower Mainland:   Clays  Fearing   Klapwijk   Riverbank   Robb