The Scottish Exhibition Meeting, in conjunction with the Botanical Society of the British Isles, will be held on Saturday 5th November 2011 in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
The main speaker this year is Dr Richard Gornall of the University of Leicester, talking about his work on saxifrages. All welcome.
A two day workshop on how next generation sequencing technologies can transform research in plant ecology and evolution. This is an excellent opportunity for plant researchers to learn about exciting new applications of next generation sequencing technologies.
Bellhaven Bay, Dunbar. Meet outside the West Barns Inn on Duke St (A1087), NT654781. Start time **approx 11.00 am. The main attractions here are the only plant of Crithmum maritimum ever recorded from the coast of E Scotland and naturalised Clematis tangutica; also Trifolium fragiferum and plentiful saltmarsh plants.
Meet outside Subway by the main roundabout (on the A6095) at the Fort Kinnaird shopping centre (NT310716) at 1pm. The main highlights are non-native species, with Hypericum olympicum and Verbascum virgatum among fully naturalised species, plus rare established species too numerous to mention.
Dr Hugh McAllister, University of Liverpool and Ness Botanic Garden and Mr Ted Brabin, Amateur Botanist
Thu, 19/05/2011 - 17:30
Lecture by Dr Hugh McAllister, University of Liverpool and Ness Botanic Garden and Mr Ted Brabin, Amateur Botanist, entitled: Part 1 Why birches are a confused and confusing group... Part 2 ...and its not only birches that are confused and confusing!