Collin Varner

Collin Varner is a horticulturalist/arboriculturalist. He began his career at the University of British Columbia’s Botanical Garden, and over the next forty years assumed responsibility for conserving 25,000 trees across the Point Grey campus and taught courses in native plant studies. Now retired, Varner is an avid photographer, world traveller, and the bestselling author of The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest and Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast.