Mount Arrowsmith Rhododendron Society
Our Regular Monthly Meetings are held at 7:30 pm at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. For this special meeting, Guests are asked for $5 for admission
This Special Meeting
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Dr. Linda Gilkeson
Subject:Insects of the Woodland Garden:
The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful
Linda will share her considerable knowledge in a
most entertaining and engaging way – this is a
program not to be missed. Come and find out how to combat
the dreaded root weevil whose damage has marred many a lovely
Linda Gilkeson’s Fascinating World of Bugs
Our March Program Promises Thrills and Chills of the Insect World
Linda earned her PhD in Entomology from McGill – then lucky for us she moved west to work on
biological controls for pests and diseases.
For ten years she worked for the BC government promoting programs to reduce and
eliminate pesticide use, with a further six years monitoring and reporting on the state of the environment.
Linda has co -authored pest management training manuals for the government, and many organic
gardening books for Rodale press.
A much sought-after speaker, Linda will share her considerable knowledge and experience with the fascinating
world of bugs –generously served up with her renowned sense of humour and a big dose of common sense.