We invite you to celebrate winter with us with Toast the Roast, the Canterbury Horticultural Society’s Mid Winter Luncheon.

12 noon Wednesday 17 July 2013
Templin Hall, Canterbury Horticultural Centre, South Hagley Park.

toast the roast

Enjoy a selection of  warming winter fare and delicious succulent roasts along with Guest Speaker, Steve Wratten Professor of Ecology, Lincoln University.

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Tel: (03) 366 6937
CHS Office
57 Riccarton Ave, South Hagley Park
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Steve Wratten

BSc(Hons), MA, PhD,DSc DSc (honoris causa), FRSNZ 

Steve Wratten began his career as a lecturer in Zoology at the London University in 1971.  He held many prestigious positions across the UK before taking up the post of Professor of Ecology at Lincoln University in 1996.

He runs a research group comprising four post-doctoral scientists and eight PhD students, and is also award-winning teacher of undergraduate students. He runs a six-year research programme on biodiversity, ecosystem services and sustainable agriculture.

Many of the post-doctoral and PhD research projects in the group concern the ecological basis of biological control, especially conservation biological control of insect pests and diseases.