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Sep
14
2017

Quarryhill receives the 2017 Iseli Award

  The 2017 Jean Iseli Memorial Grant has been awarded to Quarryhill Botanical Garden in Glen Ellen, California. Founded in 1987, Quarryhill has grown into a world-renowned botanical institution, providing other botanical gardens, arboreta, researchers, conservationists, students, and the visiting public with living examples of the beautiful and threatened temperate flora of East Asia. The 25-acre garden…

Sep
13
2017

ACS 2017 Scholarship Awarded

  The ACS has awarded the 2017 scholarship to Cole Hamilton, a senior at Western Kentucky University majoring in Agronomy-Plant Science. Cole was born and raised in Owensboro, Kentucky, where his love for horticulture began at a very early age. When Cole was about 10 years old, he wanted to start a tree farm on the…

Aug
22
2017

Board Meeting Recap – Summer 2017

Our midyear board meeting took place last Thursday, and we have some interesting developments to report! As a reminder, the ACS board meets twice a year, once at the national meeting and once in the winter. ACS members are invited to attend all parts of the board meeting with the exception of the executive session,…

Apr
2
2015

Accepting Applications for Jean Iseli Memorial Grant

The American Conifer Society annually awards a $4,000 grant to a public garden, arboretum or horticultural institution that has demonstrated its support of the development, conservation and propagation of conifers with an emphasis on dwarf or unusual varieties. We are currently accepting applications for the 2015 Award. Applications must be received by July 10th; the…

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