Events

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.


Edinburgh Lecture: Understanding the productivity of tropical forests and how it varies in space and time

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Leaders

Prof Yadvinder Malhi FRS, University of Oxford

Date

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 18:00

Tropical forest biomes are amongst the most productive regions on Earth, but until recently we have had little understanding about how this productivity varies across the tropics, and from year to year.


Field meeting - Menstrie: DATE CHANGE

Location

Menstrie

Leaders

Liz Lavery and Brian Ballinger

Date

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 10:30

THIS EVENT WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY 15TH, NOT WEDNESDAY 16TH. This all day excursion will record the urban flora of Menstrie, held jointly with the Perth Society of Natural Science and the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Please book with Liz Lavery eldlavery@outlook.com, who will provide details of the meeting point.


Field meeting - Edinburgh: Foraging for our lunch!

Location

Craigmillar Park

Leaders

Richard Milne (botanist) and Nenya Milne (permaculturalist)

Date

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 10:00

10.00 - 12.00 Foraging walk in Craigmillar Park. Meet beside Bridgend Farmhouse at 41 Old Dalkeith Road EH16 4TE. Limited parking available.
12.00 - 14.45 Cooking and having lunch together at Bridgend Farmhouse.


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