BSS

Botanical Blitzes of urban conurbations in the Cairngorms

Location

Insh, Kingussie

Leaders

Maria and David Chamberlain

Date

Fri, 08/09/2017 (All day) - Sun, 10/09/2017 (All day)

This is a residential weekend, centred on Insh, but collecting data for the urban flora project in Aviemore, Kingussie and possibly Pitlochry. We have one cottage booked but others can be rented, so booking is essential. Please contact Maria.Chamberlain@ed.ac.uk


Field meeting: Seaweeds of Dunbar

Location

Dunbar

Leaders

Clare Scanlan

Date

Sat, 12/08/2017 - 10:30

Join us with Clare Scanlan, marine ecologist, to explore the seaweeds of Dunbar. We may also carry out a higher plant urban survey of Dunbar on the same day, after high tide. No need to book, but if you would like to share transport please contact Maria.Chamberlain@ed.ac.uk


Field meeting: Perth Town Lade

Location

Perth Lade

Leaders

Colin McLeod and Brian Ballinger

Date

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 19:00

This is a joint meeting between the BSS and Dundee Naturalists, which will collect data for the BSS Urban Flora project. Meet at the entrance to the ASDA Superstore on Dunkeld Road, Perth, PH1 5AP NO109246. Please wear suitable footwear for a riverbank walk and weatherproof clothing.


Alpine field meeting: Saturday July 1st, Perthshire

Location

Meall Glas, Glen Dochart, Perthshire (VC 88)

Leaders

John Holland

Date

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 10:00

This meeting will examine alpine plants on Meall Glas, which is a Munro between Glen Dochart and Glen Lochay, approximately 7 km NE of Crianlarich. There are a range of interesting habitats and a number of nationally scarce alpine species are present. Please contact John Holland to confirm a place and the meeting point as numbers are limited. email john.holland@sruc.ac.uk


Field Meeting: Fortrose, Black Isle

Leaders

Mary Dean and Brian Ballinger

Date

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30

This will be an all day outing which will collect data for the Urban Flora Project and is held jointly with the BSBI.


Field meeting:Easter Craiglockhart Hill SATURDAY 17th June

Leaders

John Grace and Ewan Davidson

Date

Sat, 17/06/2017 - 14:30

This field meeting, which will contribute data to the Urban Flora Project, will investigate a range of habitats - marsh, meadow, scrub, mature and regenerated woodland. Meet at the wooden steps entrance to Craiglockhart Woods on Lockharton Crescent, opposite no. 2 at EH14 1AX.
This meeting is joint with the Friends of Craiglockhart Hill.


Field meeting: Urban flora of Arbroath

Location

Arbroath

Leaders

Brian Ballinger

Date

Tue, 13/06/2017 - 19:00

This meeting is joint with the Dundee Naturalists Society www.dundeenats.org.uk


EXTRA FIELD MEETING, SUBURBAN GLASGOW

Location

Carmyle and Cambuslang

Leaders

BSS (John Grace), BSBI (Michael Philip)

Date

Sun, 11/06/2017 - 10:00

We will be recording plants for BSBI records and for the BSS urban flora project in tetrad NS66K (Carmyle and Cambuslang).


Rusts Workshop

Location

Water of Leith Centre, Edinburgh

Leaders

Cameron Diekonigin

Date

Sat, 10/06/2017 - 10:30

This all day course will be an introduction to rusts for beginners. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Please email Cameron at camerondk1@gmail.com to book and for further details.
The meeting is held jointly with the Fungus Group of South East Scotland.


Field meeting: North Kessock, Inverness

Location

North Kessock

Leaders

Brian Ballinger

Date

Sat, 20/05/2017 - 10:00

This meeting is held jointly with the Inverness Botany Group. Meet at North Kessock pier car park NH655478 for an all-day outing. Bring weather proof clothing, stout footwear, a packed lunch and a pocket lens. For further information contact brian@garrickwood.org.uk


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