NEWS & EVENTS

2018 IWGS New Waterlily Competition has begun…

2018 IWGS New Waterlily Competition 2018 will be the 3rd year for the IWGS New Waterlily Competition to be held at Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA). Entries to the competition has now been closed. We have stopped accepting new submissions for the 2018 competition. This year we will look forward to some exciting hybrids from…

IWGS 2017 Symposium Registration Page

The IWGS invites you to attend the 32nd Annual Sympsoium in Pennsylvania, USA Aug. 8th -11th 2017. We hope you will join us August 8th-11th for the 2017 IWGS Symposium. Simply fill out the registration form linked below and send it via email, mail or fax to the IWGS office (mailing address and fax number are included…

IWGS 2017 Symposium

2017 International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society Annual Symposium (August 8th – 11th, 2017) In 1982 Charles Thomas planted a seed among other waterlily enthusiasts for creating a society. He fertilized it relentlessly, bringing together all facets of water gardeners. Shortly there after the Waterlily Society was born. The Annual Symposium has been instrumental in…

2016 New Waterlily Competition Votes Have Been Cast!

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IWGS 2016 Symposium FAQ

2016 IWGS Symposium Frequently Asked Questions 1) What’s the best way to get to Merida? The easiest way is to fly directly into Merida. You probably won’t be able to find a non-stop from outside of Mexico, most flights into Merida change in Mexico City, but it’s typically an easy transition. You have to accompany…

IWGS 2016 Symposium Registration Page

The IWGS invites you to attened the 31st Annual Sympsoium in historic Merida, Mexico Oct. 25th -28th 2016.   We hope you will join us October 25th-28th  for the 2016 IWGS Symposium.  Simply fill out the registration form linked below and send it via email, mail or fax to the IWGS office (mailing address and fax number…

IWGS 2016 Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2016 IWGS Merida Symposium! Click on the link below to go to the reigstration page 2016 IWG Symposium Registration The 2016 IWGS Symposium will convene in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico from Tuesday, October 25 to Friday, October 28, 2016. Mérida, the White City of Yucatán, is one of the most…

2015 New Waterlily Competition Votes Have Been Cast!

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2015 IWGS Symposium

Please click here to learn about  the IWGS 2016 Symposium in Merida, Mexico.   The 2015 IWGS Symposium will convene in Lawrence, Kansas, August 13th – 15th 2015. Plan to arrive Wednesday August 12!  If you are flying, your destination is Kansas City International Airport (MCI).  IWGS vans will provide transportation for those requesting on an…

2014 IWGS New Waterlily Competition Winners

Congratulations to all winners of the 2014 New Waterlily Competition!  Entries were grown at Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, Colorado under the direction of senior horticulturist, Tamara Kilbane. A panel of 16 esteemed judges from various backgrounds and countries judged the contest between October 3rd and 13th. This year's judges included James Allison of Aquapic Solutions, Rich Sacher…

2012 NWC – Thank You

2012 New Waterlily Competition The 2012 IWGS New Waterlily Competition was a success due to all of the talented hybridizers, generous sponsors, and knowledgeable judges listed below, as well as Denver Botanic Gardens, which hosted the competition.  The IWGS would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s event. Hybridizers/Entries ~Hardy~ ‘Wedding Dress’ Mike…

Wisconsin Invasive Species Revision Process

The Species Assessment Groups (SAGs) have met and their recommendations will be presented to the Wisconsin Invasive Species Council (Council) who will review and vote on the list of species to send to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). A link to the draft list of the species being considered is posted below. The recommendations of the…