General News · 30th August 2018
Renowned Ethnobotanist and best-selling author Dr. Nancy Turner is the Cortes Garden Club's guest speaker on Tuesday, October 16 at Mansons Hall at 7 pm.
Dr. Nancy J. Turner is an ethnobotanist and Distinguished Professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria, B.C. She is also a research associate with the Royal British Columbia Museum. She has authored or co-authored more than 15 books, including Plants of Haida Gwaii and Plant Technology of British Columbia First Peoples, and numerous other publications in the areas of ethnobotany, traditional ecological knowledge and sustainable resource use. She was voted one of the “Top Ten Thinkers in British Columbia” in 2000.
Free for all Garden Club members. $5/non-members. For more info email Lucretia