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May
14
2017

President’s Message

By Colby Feller

  “In anthropology, liminality (from the Latin word līmen, meaning “a threshold”[) is the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the middle stage of rituals, when participants no longer hold their pre-ritual status but have not yet begun the transition to the status they will hold when the ritual is complete. During a…

Feb
14
2017

New Jersey Grafting Seminar 2017

By Larry Nau

On Saturday February 4 American Conifer Society members from the Northeastern Region gathered at John Vermuelen & Son Nursery in Branchburg, New Jersey. ACS members traveled from Vermont, New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey to participate in a grafting class taught by Nancy Vermuelen.  Nancy graciously donates her time each February to share her…

Oct
4
2015

Northeast Region Dream Team Meets

By Larry Nau

On Friday October 2, 2015 the Northeast Region’s ‘dream team’ gathered to plan the upcoming 2017 ACS National Meeting, hosted by the Northeast Region. This team is lead by two legendary NE meeting planners: Elmer Dustman and Jerry Kral. As a duo, they have already assembled three of the most successful regional meetings the NE…

Sep
18
2014

Graver Arboretum Receives $500 Reference Garden Grant From NER

By Sara Malone

    On February 8, 2014 the Northeastern Region Advisory Board awarded a $500 Reference Garden Grant to Graver Arboretum of Muhlenberg College. Graver used this award to add additional conifers to their conifer collection. The trees include: Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Aurea Nana’ Cryptomeria japonica ‘Gyokuru’ Juniperus chinensis ‘Daub’s Frosted’ Juniperus scopulorum ‘Blue Arrow’ Picea…

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