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Celebrating Daniel Angell Jones in Harlech

On 4th April this year a small group gathered in Harlech around the former home of school master Daniel Angell Jones (1861-1936), at 5 Bronwen Terrace. Daniel Angell Jones was a founder member of the BBS in 1923 and its first Secretary. Mark Lawley as a representative of the BBS, and Liz Saville Jones, MP […]

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Art by Emily Meilleur

Emily Meilleur is a botanist and social artist from North Wales, engaging people in creative activities and working with community groups. The moss prints were made as a community workshop to study the form of bryophytes and the shape and arrangement of leaves. Everyone at the workshop took part in making a giant moss mural.

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New recording cards

New versions of the recording cards and spreadsheets are now available to order, or to download from the Recording section of the website https://www.britishbryologicalsociety.org.uk/recording/recording-cards/. The nomenclature of these cards follows the 2021 Census catalogue with some additions and amendments. Note that, if you had downloaded the first version of the spreadsheets (published on 2nd March), […]

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Sphagnum-inspired art by Alison Cutts

Alison Cutts is a botanical and natural sciences illustrator based in Scotland. You can read more about her background and work on her website at https://www.alisoncutts.com/, and will be able to see more of her work in the forthcoming second edition of the BBS Field Guide!

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Art from Ukraine by Alla Rasskazova

Alla Rasskazova is a Ukrainian botanical artist based in Kyiv, and a member of the British Society of Botanical Artists. She has been researching the endangered plant species of Ukraine, but – being unable to go out and search for specimens to work with at present – turned to photos on the internet for inspiration. […]

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This page will list recent updates to the website, to make it easier for you to keep up to date. News posts won’t be included as they automatically appear on the Home page. Similarly upcoming events are shown on the Home page and won’t be included here (unless there is an important update to a […]

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100 Years of the British Bryological Society

The following text was written by the President, Liz Kungu, for the BBS’ Centenary Year, and was featured on the website Home page for most of the year.

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Field Bryology 130 now available

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.

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NMD sketch by Sam Hawkins

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A poem by Sarah Hill

Sarah Hill is a member of 26, a not-for-profit organisation for writers and anyone who believes in the power of words.

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