Field

John Muir Bioblitz, Lionthorn Woods, Falkirk

Location

Lionthorn Woods, Falkirk

Leaders

Dan Jackman

Date

Sun, 04/05/2014 - 10:00 - 16:00

As part of Nature-Fest and the John Muir Way Events 2014, Lionthorn Community Woodland Association is organising a bioblitz for Sunday 4th May in our woods.

This is a great opportunity to show the local community the range of biodiversity on their doorstep and hopefully encourage interest in local wildlife and wildlife recording.


Identifying Wild Flower Families Workshop

Location

St Andrews Botanic Gardens

Leaders

Dr Faith Anstey

Date

Sun, 04/05/2014 (All day)

This spring the BSBI has joined forces with Plantlife to offer fascinating one-day workshops led by Dr Faith Anstey, to help you learn how to identify wild flowers by studying the families they belong to.


Identifying Wild Flower Families Workshop

Location

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Leaders

Dr Faith Anstey

Date

Sun, 27/04/2014 (All day)

This spring the BSBI has joined forces with Plantlife to offer fascinating one-day workshops led by Dr Faith Anstey, to help you learn how to identify wild flowers by studying the families they belong to.


Urban Flora Walk 1

Location

Colinton Dell, Water of Leith Walkway, Edinburgh

Leaders

Dr Vladimir Krivtsov

Date

Sun, 06/04/2014 - 11:00

Joint meeting with Fungus Group of South East Scotland

Parking will be on in the small car park, off Gillespie Road. Take the small road off Gillespie Road before you cross the bridge (coming in from Lanark Road).


Field Meeting: Plant Fossils of Fife, East Wemyss

Location

East Wemyss

Leaders

Dr. Chris Jeffree

Date

Sat, 26/10/2013 - 11:00

East Wemyss foreshore boulders provide a wealth of Carboniferous plant fossils, about 335 million years old. We hope to find roots, stems and leaves of the giant club moss Lepidodendron; horsetail stem and leaves, Calamites; fronds of seed ferns, Neuropteris (Pteridospermatophyta); and more...


Field Meeting: Belhaven Bay

Location

West Barns, Belhaven Bay

Leaders

Dr Richard Milne

Date

Sat, 21/09/2013 - 10:20

Highlights include a single patch of Crithmum maritimum nearing its northern limit on the East Coast, Trifolium fragiferum, and a large naturalised patch of Clematis tangutica. Meet 10.20 at Leith St., Edinburgh to catch X6 bus, OR Meet 11.25 at Car Park opposite West Barns Inn, West Barns [NT 655781]. Enquiries to R.Milne@ed.ac.uk.


Field Meeting: Fungal Foray and Food for Free

Location

Humbie Woods

Leaders

Neville Kilkenny

Date

Sat, 24/08/2013 - 10:30

Fungal Foray and Food for Free, Humbie Woods. Leader: Neville Kilkenny. We will survey the mycoflora of Humbie woods, looking out for any edibles. If we find any, we may finish the day with tastings chez Chamberlain. Meet 10.30am at the car park of Humbie Church ­ NT462637. Please let us know if you intend to come so that we can share transport. Enquiries to Maria.Chamberlain@ed.ac.uk.


Field Meeting: Urban Allotments and Environs

Location

Midmar Morningside, Edinburgh

Leaders

Prof. John Grace

Date

Sun, 11/08/2013 - 11:00

Urban Allotments and Environs, Midmar Morningside. Leader: Prof. John Grace. We will look at the flora of Midmar/West Mains Road allotments and then walk up and around Blackford Hill and Hermitage. Finally we will end up at the Midmar Allotment cabin for a barbecue. Meet 11am at Gate 1, Midmar Drive, EH10 1AB. Enquiries to jgrace@ed.ac.uk.


Plant Photography Workshop

Location

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), 20a Inverleith Row

Leaders

Dr. Chris Jeffree

Date

Sat, 29/06/2013 - 10:30 - 16:00

An introduction to plant photography followed by a practical session in the garden (10.30am-4pm). Bring your camera and packed lunch. Numbers will be limited to 12. Meet 10.30 am at the Royal Botanic Garden, 20A lnverleith Row, Board Room. Enquiries to C.Jeffree@ed.ac.uk. Please book with Maria.Chamberlain@ed.ac.uk.


Joint Alpine Field Meeting with BSBI to Meall Nan Subh in Glen Lochay

Location

Meall Nan Subh in Glen Lochay

Leaders

John Holland

Date

Sat, 22/06/2013 (All day)

The 2013 joint Alpine Field Meeting with BSBI to Meall Nan Subh in Glen Lochay, Mid Perthshire (V.C. 88) Leader: John Holland.


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