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CV Hort. Society Monthly Speaker – Raspberries & Blueberries by Kayla Brouwer

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


CV Horticultural Society Meeting: Monday, February 27, 2023. (7pm – 9pm)
Speaker: Kayla Brouwer
Topic: Raspberries & Blueberries – Latest Research

Kayla Brouwer will be the guest speaker at the Comox Valley Horticultural Society meeting on February 27. Kayla’s presentation will cover three topics; growing raspberries in the Pacific Northwest climate, the latest research on raspberries and lastly, blueberry pollination and current research.

Kayla was born and raised in Northern Colorado. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Dordt University and it was here that she found her passion for agriculture and ecology.

In 2019, Kayla moved to Washington and began working in the raspberry industry helping to produce tissue culture grade raspberry plants for growers in the Pacific NW and Southern BC.

Kayla is completing her Master of Science program at Washington State University and her research focuses on the effects of honey bee colony placement on blueberry pollination and pesticide exposure.

Wishing to attend? Advanced registration is required for both members and non-members. Current members will receive a separate Zoom invitation. Registration for non-members ($5.50) is simple – visit our website at www.comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca by 5:00pm on Friday, February 24th, as it requires two days to process. CVHS 2023 memberships are now available to purchase from our website or download a registration form and mail it in!