Favorite Observations and Winter Reading

Thank you everyone who has participated in our project this year! It was wonderful to see all the different insects that inhabit our farms and gardens. And now that everything is asleep, it is a great time to think back on the insects we encountered last year (good and bad!).

Did you know that VIPPB publishes a biweekly newsletter featuring a pest and a beneficial insect during the growing season? Winter is a good time to look back and review them. You can find all the past newsletters here:, and can learn more about VIPPB at this link:

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Posted on December 14, 2022 07:58 PM by bzand bzand | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Let's document the pest, pollinators and beneficial insects found in Vancouver Island agriculture! If it is an insect and you see it in or around a farm or garden, add it to the project! Make a guess at what you are seeing, and fellow project members can help with ID suggestions. You can also tag your observations with Pest, Pollinator and Beneficial, and please fill in the form when you add ...more ↓

bzand created this project on April 24, 2021
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