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ARS 75th Anniversary Convention
in Portland, Oregon from April 30 to May 3. The 2020 ARS Convention in Portland has been postponed due to Coronavirus. This convention has been rescheduled to: April 27 - May 1, 2022. The ARS Convention Committee's intent is to duplicate all elements of the 2020 convention, including the Pre-Tour (new dates: April 25-26) and Post-Tour (new dates: May 1-3), while including even more enhancements to the original plan. Registration will open again on December 1, 2021.
District 1 Summer Presidents' Meeting - Monday August 24th at Milner Gardens and Woodland from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Milner Gardens is about 2 kms east of Qualicum Beach. The start time for the meeting is listed as 11:00 am - gather in the area by the gift shop at first. Attendees should park by the Visitor's Centre and walk down to the gift shop area (weather permitting) - it's about half a km. However, if there are those who need a lift, the Milner Gardens office should be informed before the event. The washroom at the Gift Shop is open.
2020 Fall Regional Conference
in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Sept. 25 - 27, 2020) has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
ARS Annual Convention - "Rhododendrons Down East" is the theme of the ARS Annual Convention at the Old Orchard Inn, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada from June 3 - 6, 2021.
Save the dates.
The Atlantic Rhododendron and Horticultural Society will be your hosts. The Old Orchard Inn ) is located next to the charming university town of Wolfville and the Bay of Fundy.
Garden Tours will include:
Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
Halifax Public Gardens
Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens
Private gardens by the North Atlantic Wineries and
Gardens of the Annapolis Valley