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May
26
2016

Ryan Neil Bonsai Display at Portland Japanese Garden

By Sara Malone

  Ryan Neil of Mirai (American bonsai) has a display of his work at the Portland (OR) Japanese Garden now through June 19. The specimens are very old, wild-collected native trees trained by him for several years. The selections on display will be changed to a different group on June 4th, so two visits may…

May
18
2016

Update on CA trip to bristlecone pine forest

By Sara Malone

We’ve updated the information on this trip, which we’ve turned into a rendezvous to accommodate different travel schedules (and modes of transport!) As of this date we have members coming from WA and OR and quite a few driving from the SF Bay Area. Our ringleader is Dan Spear, from Southern CA, and those of…

May
22
2015

ACS will be at SFBG Community Day May 31

By Sara Malone

Come on out to the San Francisco Botanical Garden on May 31 from 11-5 for Community Day. We’ll have an information table and because this event generally attracts a lot of children, we’ll have redwood ‘tattoos’, pine cones to examine, conifer coloring pages and our usual sample conifers and literature. The Garden expects about 5,000…

Jan
20
2015

PHOTO Teasers – Conifer Road Trip

By Sara Malone

  Thinking of joining us on the Conifer Road trip but not sure if it will be worth it? Take a look at these photos! Gorgeous scenery combine with plentiful conifer sightings are going to make this a wonderful experience.   The photo above is an example of what we’ll see not just at Grassy…

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