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Byron Baxter and David Speth elected to the ACS Board of Directors

Effective the ACS board meeting held the day before the National Meeting in September, Byron and David joined the ACS board, representing the Central Region as President and Director, respectively. Both Byron and David have long histories with the Society and will be busy right away, as the Central Region is hosting the 2016 National…


PHOTOS from National Meeting

Here are links to Dropbox files with over 200 photos from the 2015 National Meeting last week. You do not have to be a Dropbox subscriber to view or download the photos. Many are of high enough resolution to print. Thanks to Jan LeCocq and Jack Christiansen, our unofficial meeting photographers! Jan’s photos Jack’s photos…


Tour CA with the British Conifer Society!

The British Conifer Society is sending a group of approximately 40 members to our 2015 National Meeting and Post-Meeting Tour. They will be touring Yosemite, Carmel and the White Mountains prior to joining us in Sonoma County on September 10th. They have some bus space and a few hotel rooms free. If anyone who is…


ACS Board Meets in Tampa

The ACS board of directors went to Tampa, Florida last weekend, for their annual winter meeting. The ACS board meets twice a year; once on the day before the National Meeting and once in early February. Tampa was selected a few years ago for its mild weather (less likely to experience weather mishaps) and our…


ACS Members Win Literary Award

  ACS members Dr. John Ruter and Tom Cox received a literary award from the Georgia Writers Association at the 50th Annual Georgia Authors Awards in Kennesaw, GA this past Saturday night.  The award was recognition for their recent book, ‘Landscaping with Conifers and Ginkgos for the Southeast’. This book is a landmark publication for those…