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St Andrews Lecture: Lichens in the UK's Atlantic Rainforest: Diversity and Conservation

Location

Chemistry Dept, Theatre B

Leaders

Dr Rebecca Yahr

Date

Tue, 05/03/2019 - 18:30 - 19:30

Dr Rebecca Yahr of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will present this lecture.
This lecture is held jointly with Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden.


Seeking citizen scientists north of the Central Belt in Scotland

Leaders

Jennifer Shelton

Date

Thu, 21/02/2019 (All day) - Thu, 21/03/2019 (All day)

Please follow this link to see why, and how to participate https://wwwf.imperial.ac.uk/blog/imperial-medicine/2019/01/09/strength-i...


Inverness Lecture: Buzz Pollination

Location

Smithton Free Church, Inverness

Leaders

Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin, University of Stirling

Date

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 19:30 - 20:30

Buzz pollination is a type of pollination in which bees use high frequency vibrations to extract pollen from flowers. Buzz pollination has been known for more than a century, yet we still know relatively little about it. In this lecture, Dr Vallejo-Marin will present recent work from his lab addressing basic questions on buzz pollination including: How do you build a buzz-pollinated flower?


Perth Lecture: Threats and opportunities from changing species distributions: should we accept the beech as a native tree in Scotland?

Location

AK Bell Library, Perth

Leaders

Prof. Alistair Jump, University of Stirling

Date

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 19:30

The Perthshire Society of Natural Science and the BSS invite you to a lecture in Perth, to be held in the Sandeman Room of the AK Bell Library. Prof Jump's talk will examine the key questions which need to be answered.


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

Brian Ballinger’s lecture will focus on the flora of Easter Ross, where he is the BSBI’s Botanical Recorder. He will take us on a photographic tour of the various regions, flora and habitats of the area. These will include coast, farmland, towns, woodland, moorland and mountains. Some of the special plants of northern Scotland will mentioned.


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.


Field meeting: Glasgow Urban Flora (II)

Location

Glasgow

Leaders

John Grace (BSS) and Michael Phillip (BSBI)

Date

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 10:00

August 5th Sunday all day. Joint meeting with BSBI in the Broomhouse area of Glasgow.
Survey of tracks/paths, woodland, grassland, wet areas, waste ground in squares NS6662, NS6762 and NS6663, NS6763.

Meet at 10 am, at foot of Beefeater Black Bear car park, address 601 Hamilton Rd, Uddington, Glasgow G71 7SA, Grid Ref: NS678624


Extra Field Meeting - Water of Leith - Wed Aug 1st

Location

Bonnington to Victoria Bridge

Leaders

Natalie Harmsworth (TWIC)

Date

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 17:30

Site details: Urban section of the Water of Leith between Bonnington Bridge and Victoria Bridge in the north of the city of Edinburgh.

Leader: Natalie Harmsworth, email: natalie@wildlifeinformation.co.uk, tel: 07833019493


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