POSTPONED BSBI Wales Annual Meeting & AGM, Bangor

Caernarvonshire 26th – 28th June 2020

The 2020 BSBI Wales Annual Meeting and exhibition, together with the associated field excursions, have been postponed until 2nd to 4th July 2021. The event will still be based at the Reichel Hall, Bangor University, Ffriddoedd Rd, Bangor LL57 2TW. Accommodation will be in en suite single-occupancy rooms. A new programme will be prepared which will include:

  • Field visits to local sites of botanical interest on Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday
  • Talks on local botany and other topics of interest on Friday and Saturday evenings
  • The BSBI Wales AGM on Saturday morning
  • Display of books for sale
  • Exhibits and posters prepared by members
  • Help table: you are invited to bring specimens that you would like experts to identify

The draft programme will include a range of field visits to reflect this diverse and spectacular part of North Wales. Preliminary plans include Treborth Botanic Gardens and the Carboniferous Limestone grassland of the Great Orme together with options such as the coastal reserve, Morfa Aber, at Abergwyngregyn, Eithinog (Brewery Fields), wet grasslands at Moelyci community farm at Treborth and upland around Cwm Idwal. An important part of the meeting will be the exhibition of posters prepared by members and we are encouraging as many people as possible to contribute. A booking form will be included in the January 2021 issue of BSBI News. Further details, booking and online payment options are on the Welsh AGM webpage.