WELCOME TO THE
AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY
Due to the effects of the coronavirus, our upcoming meetings will take place online via Zoom. Socializing begins at 6:30 p.m. Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Join the Zoom Conference at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88505198981
May 12, 2021 DVD Presentation
Ron Rabideau speaking about International Botanical Expedition to Arunachal Pradesh, India, in 2005
Ron Rabideau is an international “Who’s Who” of plant explorers, who tackles this difficult, unexplored corner of India bordering Bhutan, Tibet, China, and Burma.
Announcing for Spring 2021
The ARS — Next Generation Program: Rhododendron Through Your Lens Photo Competition
Three monetary awards are offered in the student category, and a variety of recognition for ARS members and other contestants. Up to five photos may be entered in any of these three categories:
– Your rhododendron lens: a close-up shot of a rhododendron flower, leaf or bud– Our rhododendron community: people working together with rhododendrons– Rhododendrons gone wild: photo of a rhododendron in nature
Complete information on the competition rules, eligibility and the sponsored cash awards can be found on the ARS website at https://www.rhododendron.org/next_gen_photocontest.htmPhotos to be submitted by May 25, 2021.
The Willamette Chapter meets at 7:00 p.m. online on the second Wednesday from September through November and January through April. In the past in December and May, we enjoyed potluck events, though in 2020-21 this is uncertain because of the pandemic.
In the future, non-members and guests are always welcome to attend Chapter meetings and special events.
|President: Wallace Reed||Board Members:|
|Vice President: vacant||Dr. Tom Bailey|
|Programs: Dr. Keith White||Susan Doellinger|
|Secretary: Mary Crofts||Bill Vagt|
|Treasurer: Dana Malby||Past Pres: Chuck Dehn|
|Newsletter Editor: Mary Ellen Ramseyer||Website: Kathy Lintault|