Linda Gilkeson Workshop 2020
All in person workshops have been cancelled until further notice but we are working on getting your favourite speakers to offer a ZOOM version to watch in the comfort of your home.
Linda earned a Ph.D. in Entomology from McGill University in 1986. From 1991 to 2002 she worked for the provincial government, promoting programs to reduce and eliminate pesticide use. She was head of the provincial State of Environment Reporting Unit for the next six years, then the Executive Director of the Salt Spring Island Conservancy until the end of 2011. Linda now devotes her time to writing, teaching and consulting.
Linda has published five books for local gardens, most recently Resilient Gardens 2017: Pollinator Gardens, Garlic Diseases, Pest Update. Her comprehensive gardening book, Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest, has become a BC best seller. She was awarded a Queen’s Jubilee medal in 2003 and an outstanding achievement award from the Professional Pest Management Association of BC in 2005.