BSS

Inverness Lecture: Woodlands, railway stations and wild flowers of Easter Ross

Location

Smithton Free Church, Inverness

Leaders

Dr Brian Ballinger

Date

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 19:30 - 20:30

This lecture is held jointly with the Inverness Botany Group.
Smithton Free Church, 1 Murray Road, Smithton IV2 7YU
Further details on the Inverness Botany Group website http://www.invernessbotanygroup.com/home


Edinburgh Lecture: Woodlands, railway stations and wild flowers of Easter Ross

Location

Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh

Leaders

Dr Brian Ballinger

Date

Thu, 10/01/2019 - 18:00 - 19:00

BSS Lectures are held jointly with the Royal Botanic Garden, in their Lecture Theatre at 20A Inverleith Row, EH3 5LR . Doors open at 17:30, lectures commence at 18:00.


Edinburgh Lecture: Selection of plant material by tool-using New Caledonia crows

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row, EH3 5LR

Leaders

Professor Christian Rutz - University of St Andrews

Date

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 18:00 - 19:00

Selection of plant material by tool-using New Caledonia crows - a botanical detective story from the South Pacific.


Mycology Recording Meeting

Location

Penicuik House, Peniciuk

Leaders

Cameron Diekonigin

Date

Sun, 09/12/2018 (All day)

The Fungus Group of South-East Scotland is planning a recording workshop. The aim is to explore three different recording systems used for fungi in Scotland. The workshop will cover the key pieces of information needed for a comprehensive record, as well as one or two short forays.


Stirling Lecture: The Flora of Scotland .... 50 years of change

Location

Stirling Indoor Bolwing Club Social Space

Leaders

Dr Roy Sexton, University of Stirling

Date

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 19:30

This meeting is held jointly with SWT Stirling and Clackmannanshire Members Centre


Dundee Lecture: The secret world of rhododendrons

Location

Dalhousie Building, Lecture Theatre 1, University of Dundee

Leaders

Dr Richard Milne - University of Edinburgh

Date

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 19:30

This lecture is held jointly with the Dundee Naturalists Society.


Edinburgh Lecture: From ancient algae to future fuels

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Leaders

Professor John Love, Exeter University

Date

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 18:00

John Love is Professor of Synthetic Biology at the University of Exeter, which he joined as a lecturer in 2003. He obtained his B.Sc. in Biology from the University of St.


Scottish Botanists' Conference

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row, EH3 5LR

Leaders

BSBI and BSS

Date

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 09:15 - 18:00

This Conference is for everyone with an interest in Scottish Botany. The programme includes short botanical talks, a poster session, an identification helpdesk and a selection of mini-workshops for beginners, intermediates and more experienced botanists. Prof. Richard Ennos of the University of Edinburgh will be our guest speaker, on the topic of tree pathogens.


Edinburgh Lecture: Weird Plants

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Leaders

Dr Chris Thorogood, Oxford University

Date

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 18:00

Our green planet is home to a dazzling diversity of flowering plant species. This talk will explore the bizarre, the sinister and the mysterious side of the plant world.


Renewal of BSS membership

Date

Mon, 01/10/2018 (All day) - Sat, 01/12/2018 (All day)

Annual membership subscriptions are due on 1st October 2018 for all members except those who have joined us since 1st April 2018. If you already pay by Bankers Order, your membership should renew automatically, if you pay by paypal please renew online at http://www.botanical-society-scotland.org.uk/content/bss-membership.


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