Mayne Island Speaker Series: Thu Nov 28

Don't miss Mayne Islander landscape architect, and author, Elisabeth Whitelaw, CSLA, speaking on "Designing Arctic Landscapes" this Thursday, November 28th at 7:30 pm.

Elisabeth Whitelaw worked for 25 years with the renowned landscape architect, Cornelia Hahn Obelander In addition to many high profile international projects including the breathtaking inner courtyard at the New York Times Building. This small design team completed two remarkable projects in the Canadian Arctic. Come and hear how, with innovation and research, these landscapes were created in harsh climatic conditions far from nurseries or garden centres.

Skip dessert and join us beforehand at 7 pm for coffee, tea and cake. This illustrated talk takes place at the Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Road. Admission is by donation.

For further information call Mary Crumblehulme (250) 539-3027 or Brenda Webster (250) 539-3574.

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