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Our Monthly Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month (except June, July and August).  Please note that our new meeting place, as of October, 2015,  will be Langley Mennonite Fellowship church hall, 20997 40th Avenue, Langley. Doors open shortly after 7:00 pm and the meeting starts at 7:30 pm. Guests are most welcome to attend.


Next Meeting (FEBRUARY)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016: 7:30 pm. FSRS monthly meeting. Paul Reimer of Reimer’s Nurseries , one of Canada’s most knowledgeable and experienced magnolia growers, will speak on his favourite topic.


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Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 10, 2016, 7:30 pm, Ken Marr of BC Alpine Club (meetings at Van Dusen hall) will speak on alpine flora of northern BC.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016: 7:30 pm. FSRS monthly meeting. Paul Reimer of Reimer’s Nurseries , one of Canada’s most knowledgeable and experienced magnolia growers, will speak on his favourite topic.

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 7:30 pm: Dennis Bottemiller of the Rhododendron Species Foundation is guest speaker at VRS monthly meeting at Van Dusen hall.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016: 7:30 pm. FSRS monthly meeting. Dr. Shannon Berch, Research Scientist in Soil Conservation with the Government of British Columbia and adjunct professor at UBC and Royal Roads, will give us a peek below ground into the world of rhododendron roots and the essential fungi that they love.

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Annual FSRS plant sale at Langley United Church, 5673 200th Street, Langley. Rare and unusual rhododendrons, companion shrubs and perennials, direct from the growers. And back by popular demand, the Members’ Table,  featuring all our own favourite companion plants. Mark the date on your calendar!

Wednesday, April 20, 2016: 7:30 pm. FSRS monthly meeting. Dr. Sara Harris of UBC will speak on local and global climate change. Was the 2015 drought an anomaly or the new normal?

Thursday, May 19, 2016, FSRS members are invited to a tour of UBC Botanical Garden with curator Douglas Justice, organized by VRS. Time and details to be announced.

 

 

 

 

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