Ireland Officer

Paul Green


Telephone: +353 87 77 82496

Twitter: @BSBI_Ireland

Facebook: @IrishSectionBSBI

The Ireland Officer supports BSBI County Recorders and members, and works with partner organisations on botanical projects and surveys.


Aquatic Plant Project is back in 2022

We are delighted to say that we have once more received funding from NPWS for the Aquatic Plant Project. After the first two field days in May, three more are planned for July. The first webinar was in June and two more are planned in July. For more details and to book your place please visit the Aquatic Plant Project page.

Spring Conference

The videos from this year's BSBI Irish Spring Conference, held online on Saturday, 2nd April, are now available on our YouTube channel.

Final Aquatic Plant Project Webinar of 2021

The final Aquatic Plant Project webinar of 2021 was held on Saturday, 23 October and the focus was on Broad-leaved Pondweeds with expert Nick Stewart. View the video here.

Irish Autumn Meeting & AGM

This year's Autumn Meeting & AGM was held online on September 25, and featured a range of fantastic talks covering recent rare plant finds, Fragrant orchid identification tips, the cultural significance of plants and much more. Recordings of the talks are available online via our Irish Autumn Meeting & AGM page.

Rare Plant Project Ireland launches

An exciting new three year project launches in Ireland to to learn more about rare plant species. Find out more on the Rare Plant Project Ireland page.

Information and Resources

Irish Botanical Projects - current and past BSBI Ireland projects.

Resources for Botanists in Ireland - Recording resources, record centres, Rare Plant Registers, and more.

Irish Botanical News - Our big annual publication edited by Paul Green.

Ireland News Archive - Previous issues of the Irish BSBI Newsletter and older stories from this webpage.

Local BSBI Groups

These are informal groups run by volunteers. They are a great way to improve your skills and meet other botanists. Get involved with a group near you!