Meetings Diary

Full details of national meetings are on the BSBI Field Meetings & Indoor events page, and on the country, vice-county or local group webpage as appropriate. Some vice-counties may move the date of their meetings from those given here, so do check with the vice-county contact. Many of the dates are provisional and more meetings will be added as the year progresses.

If your local meeting is not listed here and you would like it to be included, please send the details to Jonathan Shanklin, Hon. Field Meetings Secretary.

Abbreviations: Type: B = Beginners, G=General, R=Recording, S=Specialist, T=Training.

VC = Vice-County.

Other organisations: BBS = British Bryological Society; BPS = British Pteridological Society Scottish Group; BSS = Botanical Society of Scotland.

Date Location / Subject v.c. Type Organiser
2020
January 1 New Year walk, Coton Countryside Reserve 29 GR Local
January 1 – 4 New Year Plant Hunt Anywhere G Local
January 2 Warren Vale, Rawmarsh 63 G Local
February 1 NHM / England AGM 21 G Country
March 22 Hardwick Wood 29 GR VC
March 28 Regional Recorders Workshop 32 S BSBI
March 28 Dublin / Irish Spring Conference H21 G Country
March 29 Brompton Cemetery 21 G Local
March 29 Coton Countryside Reserve 29 G Local
April 12 Harefield Woods 21 G Local
April 23 TBC 29 GR VC
April 25 Coton Countryside Reserve 29 B BSBI
April 26 Coton Countryside Reserve 29 G Local
May 1 – 4 Portpatrick / Taraxacum 74, 75 S BSBI
May 9 Rothesay 100 G BSBI
May 13 Crieff 88 G BSBI/BSS
May 16 Birks O’Aberfeldy 88 BR BSBI
May 23 Kings Dyke Nature Reserve 29 GR VC
May 23 Ligoneil Mill Dams and Forth River Glen H39 G BSBI
May 27 Coton Countryside Reserve 29 G Local
May 30 Potteric Carr Nature Reserve 63 GR Local
May 31 Edinburgh / Identifying Plant Families 83 BT BSBI
June 6 Tarn Moss, Eycott Hill / Sedges 70 T BSBI
June 7 Kinvara area / Orchids H15 G BSBI
June 13 Salisbury Plain 8 G BSBI
June 17 Chesterton 29 GR Local
June 20 – 21 Great Yarmouth North Denes SSSI and the Broads 27 G BSBI
June 21 Roscarbery H3 G BSBI
June 24 Coton Countryside Reserve 29 G Local
June 25 Muir of Ord 106 G BSBI/BSS
June 26 – 28 Bangor / Wales Annual Meeting and AGM 49 G Country
June 27 – July 3 Barra Islands 110 R BSBI
June 28 Staines Moor 21 R BSBI
June 28 TBC 29 GR VC
June 28 Fishlake 63 G BSBI
July 4 Slieve Blooms H14 G BSBI
July 5 Ranscombe Farm 16 B BSBI
July 5 Clowes Wood 38 GR BSBI
July 10 – 13 Melrose / Annual Summer Meeting 80 GR BSBI
July 11 Toton Sidings 56 G BSBI
July 12 Baltray H31 G BSBI
July 13 – 20 Glynhir 44 G BSBI
July 18 Aberlady 82 BG BSBI
July 18 Ennis area H9 G BSBI
July 23 Cambridge Guided Busway 29 GR VC
July 24 – 27 Caerdeon 48 G BSBI
July 25 Cambridgeshire / Elms 29 ST BSBI
July 25 Ben Lawers / Grasses, Sedges, Rushes 88 T BSBI
July 25 Glenshee & The Cairnwell 89, 92 GS BSBI
July 25 Ardnahinch beach H5 GT BSBI
July 26 Birks O’Aberfeldy 88 BR BSBI
July 29 Coton Countryside Reserve 29 G Local
August 2 Murvagh H34 GT BSBI
August 7 – 9 Auchencairn/Kirkcudbright / Brambles 73 T BSBI
August 8 Dimmock’s Cote quarry 29 GR VC
August 16 Coton Countryside Reserve 29 G Local
August 22 Pumlumon 46 GR BSBI
August 29 RSPB Nene Washes 29 G VC
September 19 Cherry Hinton / Cotoneasters 29 T BSBI
September 26 Great Shelford meadows 29 GR VC
September 26 Dublin / Irish Autumn Meeting and AGM H21 G BSBI
October 10 Newmarket 29 GR VC
October 31 RBGE / Scottish Botanists’ Conference 83 G Country
November AEM & AGM (Venue TBC) G BSBI
2021
January 1 Cambridge, The Backs 29 GR Local
May 21 – 28 Guernsey / Annual Summer Meeting 113 G BSBI