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Meet Phillipa and Rick Hudson

Posted: May 24, 2011

Meet authors Phillipa Hudson and Rick Hudson, who will sign copies of their new booklets, A Field Guide to Alpine Flowers of the Pacific Northwest and A Field Guide to Gemstones of the Pacific Northwest at Tanner’s Books (2436 Beacon Avenue in Sidney) on Saturday, May 28, from 1-3 pm.

Both field guides feature gorgeous full-colour photos in a user-friendly, pocket-sized fold-out format, ideal for taking on hiking trips or outdoor excursions.

Phillipa Hudson has been an enthusiastic and active amateur botanist for over 30 years. She is also the author of A Field Guide to Coastal Flowers of the Pacific Northwest. Rick Hudson, Ph.D., is a passionate outdoorsman and rockhound who has spent more than two decades exploring southern British Columbia. He is also the author of Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Volumes 1 and 2. Together they live in North Saanich, where they enjoy hiking, bik¬ing and kayaking as often as possible.

For more information about the book signing, please contact Tanner’s Books at (250) 656-2345.