IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE 2020 ANNUAL MEETING:

Unfortunately the meeting originally scheduled for April 2020 has been postponed until spring 2021 due to travel issues caused by the corona virus in Asia.  Our gracious hosts at the Chollipo Arboretum in the Republic of Korea have agreed to host us for 2021 instead of this year.  

To see an overview of the experiences you will have at the meeting, please watch the video at https://youtu.be/hYuD8ndz_IE 


The Seed Counter List is almost ready!   Watch for an announcement on our home page and an email notice.  Please note you must be an active member to order Magnolia seeds from our annual seed distribution.  If you are not a member, join now! 

MAGNOLIA SPOTLIGHT


(Magnolia vallartensis, photograph by Tim Thibault, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens)

Vallarta Botanical Garden's official tree flowers for the first time in Public Display - Magnolia vallartensis. For more inf0, click here.

Go to the official news release from the Vallarta Botanical Garden by Neil Gerlowski, Executive Director of the Vllarta Botanical Garden and MSI Board Member, click here.




Upcoming meetings of interest



2020 MSI Annual Meeting  has been Postponed
Our annual meeting has been postponed until 2021 due to restrictions in travel from the Corona virus.  We will see you in Korea in 2021!  Please watch our website for the new dates. 


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