News

AGM of the BSS 19/05/16

Location

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Leaders

Prof John Grace

Date

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 17:30

The AGM of the BSS will be held at 17.30 - 18.00 (approx), preceding Dr Karen Lee's lecture.


Urban Flora of Scotland

Location

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Leaders

Prof. John Grace

Date

Sun, 02/11/2014 - 09:30 - 17:00

Urban Flora of Scotland

You are invited to attend a meeting of the Botanical Society of Scotland to discuss the design and management of The Urban Flora of Scotland. This meeting will be held in the Lecture Theatre of The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, starting at 9:30 on Sunday 2nd November 2014.


The Urban Flora of Scotland: a discussion meeting

Leaders

Professor John Grace

Date

Sun, 02/11/2014 (All day)

A meeting was held on Sunday 2nd November to discuss the Urban Flora of Scotland, the following is a summery of the points arising from the meeting provided by John Grace.


BSS AGM 2014 & September Lecture - "Edinburgh’s urban ribbon: the mosses and liverworts of the Water of Leith"

Location

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR

Date

Thu, 18/09/2014 - 17:30

The society welcomes all members to the first AGM following the successful conversion of its charitable status to the new Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation or "SCIO".

Following the AGM will be the September lecture given by renowned bryologist Dr David Chamberlain - "Edinburgh’s urban ribbon: the mosses and liverworts of the Water of Leith".


Open access papers on Plant Ecology & Diversity

Date

Tue, 29/07/2014 (All day)

The following are available as open access papers from the Society's journal Plant Ecology & Diversity:


Open access paper on Plant Ecology & Diversity

Date

Tue, 29/07/2014 (All day)

The following are available as open access papers from the Society's journal Plant Ecology & Diversity:


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.


Lecture "Arctic and Alpine plants in warmer climes"

Location

St Andrews

Leaders

Professor Bob Crawford

Date

Tue, 04/03/2014 - 19:30

BSS/Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden joint lecture is at 7.30pm on Tuesday 4th March in St Andrews University Chemistry Department, North Haugh.
Professor Robert Crawford’s lecture “Arctic and Alpine Plants in warmer climes” is based on his new book – Taiga-Tundra Biology, copies will be on sale.


Scheduled downtime: Plant Ecology and Diversity

Date

Sat, 01/03/2014 - 16:00 - Sun, 02/03/2014 - 08:00

The Society's journal Plant Ecology and Diversity Online will be unavailable for a duration of 16 hours, between Saturday 1st March 2014 at 16:00 GMT and will end on Sunday 2nd March 2014 at 08:00 GMT, due to scheduled downtime due to an upgrade of the platform hardware by our technology partners.


Distributed European School of Taxonomy - Tropical field botany in Belize

Location

Belize

Leaders

Dr. Louis Ronse De Craene

Date

Fri, 10/01/2014 (All day) - Fri, 24/01/2014 (All day)

Distributed European School of Taxonomy - Tropical field botany in Belize (Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 10-24 January 2014): registration deadline on 30 November 2013!

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