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Saving Scotland’s Rainforest

Scotland’s rainforest is one of our most precious habitats. It is as important as tropical rainforest, but even rarer. Yet few people in Scotland know it exists and fewer still know how globally significant it is. The BBS is a partner organisation in the Alliance for Scotland’s Rainforest  – a voluntary partnership of more than […]

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Events and meeting reports

Find out how to locate reports of past meetings. When a meeting report becomes available, it will be attached to the original event. In the Events system, you can use the Categories to filter events by year or by vice-county, to view all meeting reports for that year / vice-county. This replaces the old system […]

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Call for Physcomitrium pyriforme specimens

Researchers in the US have recently contacted the BBS to request help with finding specimens of Physcomitrium pyriforme. For the last 2 years they have been working on a research project on plant genome evolution using this species as a model organism. They have been running a citizen science program called PhyscoHunt, asking for the help […]

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Moss gardening

Where to look for information on growing bryophytes The BBS are occasionally asked for advice on growing bryophytes, whether for a garden, roof, moss sculpture etc. Whilst this topic is not really our subject, we can offer the following suggestions: If you search the Internet you will find a few websites and books dedicated to […]

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