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Jul
16
2018

Snyder Award won by Elmer Dustman

  The Marvin and Emelie Snyder Award of Merit for Dedicated Support of the American Conifer Society was bestowed on Elmer Dustman at the ACS National Meeting last month in Raleigh, North Carolina. Elmer has been a dedicated ACS member for more years than any of us can remember, and has served two distinguished terms…

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…

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