BSS

Field meeting: Strathpeffer

Location

Strathpeffer

Leaders

Brian Ballinger and Mary Dean

Date

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:00

This is a partly urban meeting, with woodland and wetland too. Mainly good paths, but may be rough in places.
This meeting is held jointly with the BSBI.
Come prepared with clothing and footwear suitable for the terrain and weather. Bring a packed lunch too. Please book your place with brian@garrickwood.org.uk


Field meeting: Melrose, Urban Flora, River and Abbey

Location

Melrose

Leaders

John Grace

Date

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 10:30

To get to Melrose by car take the A68. DO NOT go via Gattonside because you will encounter a bridge closure and be directed on a tortuous diversion. INSTEAD continue on the A68, pass over the river, proceed 1 km to the roundabout and follow signs to Melrose.


Field meeting: North Berwick

Location

North Berwick, urban flora, coast and woodland

Leaders

John Grace and Barbara Sumner

Date

Sun, 10/06/2018 - 10:30

This is an all day meeting, to record plants for the urban flora project.

North Berwick, Sunday 10th June, 10:30 to 16:30 h.


Rust Workshop

Location

Bridgend Farm House, Edinburgh

Leaders

Cameron Diekonigin

Date

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45

This is a repeat of last year's workshop which was oversubscribed. Book soon with Cameron at camerondk1@gmail.com. There will be a charge of £5 for photocopied notes or £9 for the original BMS guide. If the event is again over-subscribed Cameron will re-run the workshop on Sunday 10th June. Further details will be supplied on booking.


5th June 2018 St Andrews Lecture: The Forgotten Forests of Latin America - Conservation Issues in Latin American Dry Forests

Location

St Andrews

Leaders

Prof. Toby Pennington, University of Exeter

Date

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 19:30

LAST MINUTE CHANGE OF VENUE PLEASE NOTE We have just been advised the BSS/Friends lecture on 5th June (tomorrow) has had to be moved from Chemistry to Physics Theatre B, due to asbestos problems. The Physics, and its car park, is on the upper tier of buildings in the North Haugh, University of St Andrews KY16 9SS.


Grasses ID workshop

Location

Holyrood Park Education Centre

Leaders

Faith Anstey

Date

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 10:00

Join us to learn how to identify grasses with Faith Anstey. This workshop runs from 10:00 to 16:30.
Spaces are limited, so booking is essential. Please book with Maria.Chamberlain@ed.ac.uk - charge £25; £17 for students.


Evening crash course in flowering plant ID (not grasses)

Location

University of Edinburgh

Leaders

Richard Milne

Date

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 19:00

Get to grips with plant ID.


Field meeting: Stirling urban flora

Leaders

Roy Sexton and Brian Ballinger

Date

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 10:00

Arrangements for Botanical Society of Scotland (BSS) Urban Plants Survey of Stirling Castle Mound Sat 26th May, starting time 10.00 or 10.30am depending on the meeting point.
Please see here for further details.


Field meeting: Urban flora of Dundee - Ninewells Hospital grounds

Leaders

Brian Ballinger

Date

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 19:00

Short walks on good paths in Ninewells Hospital Grounds. Meet at the car park at Maggie's Centre NO358304, DD2 1NH. However, it may not be possible to park there if the barrier is closed. We expect to finish at 21:00.
This meeting is held jointly with Dundee Naturalists (DNS) and Friends of Ninewells Gardens.


Field meeting: Urban Flora of Glasgow

Location

Maryhill

Leaders

John Grace and Michael Phillip

Date

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 10:00

We will continue with our recording of the urban flora of Glasgow, working jointly with BSBI.

Please wear clothing and footwear suitable for the weather. Paths may be muddy and slippery. Bring a packed lunch and a hand-lens if you have one.


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