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Volume 33, Number 2
Spring 1979

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1979 National Convention American Rhododendron Society Program

Vancouver BC, location of ARS Convention
Photo by Greater Vancouver Convention
and Visitors Bureau
 
Bayshore Inn - Vancouver, B.C., Canada
May 17 - 20, 1979
  
May 17 - Thursday   2:00 p.m   Directors' Meeting
    7:00 p.m.   No Host Reception
    8:00 p.m.   Alleyne Cook, 'Rhododendron Exploration in the Himalayas'
         
May 18 - Friday   9:30 a.m.   Welcome from the City
    10:00 a.m   Warren Berg, 'Rhododendron Exploration in Yakushima and Cheju Islands'
    11:00 a.m.   Albert de Mezey, 'Joseph Rock'
    Luncheon    
    Afternoon   Tour of the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden and Physical Plant, Rhododendron species collections
       
    6:00 p.m   No Host Reception
    7:00 p.m.   Dinner - Bayshore Inn
    8:30 p.m.   Professor Joseph Ewan, 'Rhododendron Exploration in the Southeastern United States'
         
May 19 - Saturday   9:00 a.m.   Mary Greig, 'History of Rhododendron Cultivation in British Columbia'
    10:00 a.m.   Jack Lofthouse, 'Recent Rhododendron Hybridizing in British Columbia'
    11:00 a.m.   Hadley Osborn, 'The Vireya Rhododendrons in California'
    12:00 noon   Luncheon - Bayshore Inn
        Speaker - Captain Richard Steele, 'Rhododendrons in Eastern Canada'
    2:00 p.m.   Tour of Van Dusen Botanical Display Garden
    6:00 p.m.   No Host Reception
    7:00 p.m.   Annual Banquet - Bayshore Inn National President's Address
         
May 20 - Sunday       Breeders' Roundtable
        Optional one day ferry and bus tour to Vancouver Island, which will include a visit to Butchart's Gardens.
       

        For further information, write the Registrar: Mrs. W. J. Hodgson, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. All fees and registration must be completed by May 1st to avoid late charges.


Volume 33, Number 2
Spring 1979

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