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CV Hort. Society – Monthly Speaker Series – Salema Helmreich – Wild Bee Pollinators

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


CV Horticultural Society Meeting: October 16, 2023
Where: Florence Filberg Centre & Via Zoom
What Time: Doors open at 6.30pm, meeting at 7.15pm
Speaker: Salena Helmreich
Topic: Wild Bee Pollinators
Website: https://comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca
Media Contact: Dulcie Smith – CVHort.PR@gmail.com

On Monday, October 16, Salena Helmreich will be the guest speaker at the CV Hort. Society meeting. Salena will talk about pollination and pollinator, particularly from wild bees.

Salena grew up in southern Maine and graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts with a B.A. in Biology. She worked as a Pollinator Research Technician for conservation and restoration labs. Salena spent two years working as a Field Biologist in Denmark before starting her Ph.D. at Washington State University. Her research focuses on wild bee contributions to pollination in northern highbush blueberries in eastern and western Washington. Salena is interested in what surrounding landscapes can tell us about how wild bees interact with crops.

Want to attend? If you’re joining us in person, we’ll be at the conference hall in the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay. Doors open at 6.30pm and the meeting will begin at 7.15pm. If you want to join us via Zoom see below for registration details.

How do I register for Zoom? Advanced registration for Zoom is required for both members and non-members. Current members will receive a separate Zoom invitation. Registration for non-members ($5.50) is very simple – visit our website at www.comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca by 5:00pm on Friday, October 13th, as it requires two days to process.


October 16
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Florence Filberg Centre
411 Anderton Ave.
Courtenay, BC V9N 6C6 Canada
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