Science as Art: Botanical Illustrations of Canadian Fruit Tree Varieties at the White Rock Museum

This is an interesting display and there are 4 great presentations from January 14 to March 31, 2014. See below.

At the White Rock Museum and Archives, 14970 Marine Drive, White Rock, B.C.. This building is the old railway station (1913) next to the railway tracks just west of the White Rock Pier.

Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10.30 to 4.30 pm, Saturday and Sunday 11 to 5 pm
Holidays 12 to 4.30 pm. Closed Mondays
Admission fees: Adults $5, Seniors and Students $3, Children under 12 years free.
Metered parking nearby: $1.50 per hour from 10 am to midnight (in effect November 1, 2013, to April 30, 2014).
Come to the White Rock Museum and Archives for the following free horticultural presentations during the exhibit!

February 2: Derry Walsh 1.00 to 3.00 pm. Fruit Tree Grafting Demonstration.

Derry has had a small orchard and nursery in Aldergrove for 24 years. She grafts fruit trees especially apples trees and she custom-grafts fruit trees especially heritage varieties. She is a member of the B C Fruit Testers Association and a member of the VanDusen Master Gardeners.

Derry’s Orchard

February 16: Celeste Paley 1.00 to 3.00 pm. Sustainability & Invasive Species
Celeste Paley received a Bachelor of Applied Horticulture Technology from Olds College, Olds, Alberta, with a landscape specialty. She also has a diploma in Landscape Design, Installation, & Maintenance from Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Langley. She spent this past summer as a Horticulture Liaison for PlantWise, a pilot program through the Invasive Species Council of BC that works to prevent the sale and trade of invasive plants in BC. She is an ISA Certified Arborist.
BC Invasives

March 2: Leanne Buhler 1.00 to 3.00 pm. Honey Bees and Pollination

Leanne Buhler has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from Simon
Fraser University. She has been with the Honey Bee Centre for over seven years where she manages staff, operations, promotions and marketing for the store, as well as organizing and presenting at special events on and off site.
Honey Bee Centre

March 16: Bob Davison 1.00 to 3.00 pm. Orchards in the Okanagan
Bob Davison has been working on his family orchard in Vernon B.C., for over 60 years.
His uncle, came from England in 1927, and purchased the orchard and planted the roots
of a family business. Bob would take over the reins in 1953 and partnered
with his son, Tom and his wife Tamra, in 1985. The orchard continues to
operate today and includes newer crops such as tomatoes, cucumbers
watermelons and pumpkins. The Orchard also has a bakery and holds several
events throughout the year.
Davison Orchards