Coolkit Event: Brian Minter Presentation

Event Location: 

Monterey Recreation Centre, Garry Oak Room

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 29, 2024 - 2:00pm
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Join us for a FREE event in the Oak Bay Coolkit Program:

Event: "The New Realities of Climate Change and the Many Ways We Can Help Mitigate Its Effect" with Brian Minter

Date: June 29
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Monterey Recreation Centre, Garry Oak Room
Registration opens: Monday, June 17

To register: Call reception at Monterey Recreation Centre 250-370-7300

About the Talk:
Explore the challenges posed by climate change, how our gardens are evolving, and responses from people and cities.

About Brian Minter:
Brian Minter is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and a Master Gardener. With extensive experience in garden centers and display gardens, he has become BC's foremost gardening expert. Brian has hosted numerous radio and TV shows, writes a popular gardening column, and authored the Canadian bestseller "Brian Minter's New Gardening Guide - Fresh Approaches for Canadian Gardeners."

Brian has received prestigious awards including the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia. He holds an Honorary Doctorate of Technology and has been recognized with an Award of Merit from the Perennial Plant Association. Brian is a sought-after speaker for industry and gardening groups and has served on various community boards, including as past Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. He is also a frequent contributor to The Vancouver Sun and several Black Press papers in the Fraser Valley, and appears on CBC Radio (BC Almanac) every other Friday at 12:30 PM.