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For those members whose post is delayed, or who live abroad, the latest issue of Field Bryology is now available in the Publications section of the website (https://www.britishbryologicalsociety.org.uk/publications/field-bryology). Please note that you will need to be logged in to view this issue. The 2 most recent issues are available to members only.
BBS member Jo Wilbraham has sent in the following article describing a project she has been working on (partly supported by the BBS):
The 2023 Interim Census Catalogue is now available to download from the Publications section of the website, at https://www.britishbryologicalsociety.org.uk/publications/census-catalogue/ This updates the 2021 printed version with all vice-county records accepted by the end of 2022. It also introduces, for the first time, the distributions of 8 new or revised taxa.
A BBS member from Middlesex is looking to pass on printed editions of Field Bryology from February 2011 (No. 103)to November 2021 (No. 126). If you are interested or know anyone else who might like them, please email email@example.com.
Members please note that there have been a few changes to the list of Referees recently. If you are sending specimens to a Referee for advice, please check the latest list at https://www.britishbryologicalsociety.org.uk/member-dashboard/referees/(requires log in). Many thanks are due to Matt Stribley who has acted as the General Referee for several years. Sean O’Leary has […]
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.
A couple of sharp-eyed members have alerted us to a program airing on BBC4 on Wednesday 1st February at 9pm local time. The Magical World of Moss: Documentary that explores the vital role that mosses played in the earth’s evolution and how science is only beginning to unlock the secrets and potential of these amazing […]
The paper reading session on Saturday will feature the speakers as follows: Welcome to Teesside University and the Earth, Ecology and Environment research collective. (1 min) Chris Preston will speak about the value of repeated surveys in bryology (20 mins) Jamie Bojko et al. will speak about the microbiome and viruses associated with Conocephalum conicum and […]
The autumn meeting is getting organised, and I thought of sharing some information to help everybody prepare their trip. I am also putting together the programme for the paper reading session – the session does not have a specific theme and if you would like to present something, whether finished work, plans or bouncing some […]