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Calling all artists – professional or amateur, adult or child. After the photography competition, to continue the theme of celebrating the BBS Centenary with images, it has been decided to host an art gallery on the BBS website. We would love to receive pictures of your work, with or without explanatory text, to post on […]
Thank you to everyone who submitted images to the BBS Photo Competition, and to those who voted. Voting is now closed and the winners will be announced at the forthcoming AGM. Any problems, please contact Claire at email@example.com.
As part of the Centenary Year celebrations, the BBS is launching the first National Moss Day in Britain and Ireland. A range of initiatives, many of them in partnership with other organisations, will be taking place around Britain and Ireland on or around the date of October 21st.
BBS member Becky Cross lives on the Isle of Skye and is keen to set up a local bryophyte group to loosely cover north-west Scotland. If you are interested in joining, please contact Becky via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Photo competition is now closed for entries, but please check back to vote (available from 2nd July).
BBS member Hamlyn Jones is developing multi-access keys for Bryophytes using the Field Studies Council Identikit toolkit. He has produced trial versions of a key to Mosses (excluding Sphagna) and a key to Sphagna, and would be interested in feedback from members.
The National Museum Wales in Cardiff are looking for a bryophyte specialist to fill this post: Senior Curator Botany Contract: Permanent contract, 35 hours per week Salary: Grade E, £27,997 – £34,257 per annum Closing date: 26 October 2022 (by 5pm) See https://museum.wales/jobs/current-jobs/?id=1722 for more details.
Alain Vanderpoorten has a research project, entitled ‘Hiding for surviving? Last-glacial maximum phylogeography to inform spatially-explicit predictions on the ability of Alpine biota to migrate as a response to climate change in the Alps (GEN4MIG)’. For this, he would appreciate contribution of decently recent (<5-10 yrs at most) and sufficiently abundant (for DNA extraction) specimens […]