Scroll down to find out more about the *NEW* Scottish Spring Conferences and the Training Workshops we have organised in Scotland in 2020 and to download the latest Scottish Newsletter.
Spring Conferences 2020
We are planning two one-day spring recording conferences in Scotland. The first is on Saturday the 4th April at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the second on the following day, Sunday 5th at Strathpeffer Community Centre, near Inverness. The same programme will be repeated (more or less). Everyone is very welcome. Click the links for more information and book now!
Scottish Botanists' Conference 2019
The 2019 Scottish Botanists' Conference took place on Saturday 2nd November at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. We had a record attendance of 200 at an exciting day of botanical talks, workshops, exhibits, posters, the BSBI Scottish AGM and meeting people. Our main speaker was Prof Richard Crawford who gave a talk Plants at the margin in a changing climate. Click Scottish Botanists' Conference for details, including the programme, presentations, abstracts and a virtual exhibition.
BSBI Scottish Spring Conferences 2019
BSBI beginners' Sedges and Grasses workshops in 2020
We have organised four one-day workshops for beginners - two on sedges & rushes and two on grasses. The sedges & rushes workshops will be in Dumfries on 6 June and Kinross on 13 June; and the grasses workshops will be in Dunkeld on 27 June and Hamilton on 11 July. Even at the full price of £30 the workshops are fantastic value but BSBI members (and students) are eligible for a 50% discount. Last year's workshops were all very popular and sold out, so book your place soon by clicking on the links!
BSBI Plant identification workshop for beginners
We are planning a one-day Identifying Wildflower Families workshop at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh on 31 May 2020. The workshop is the latest in the popular series we have been running for over six years that aims to help beginners to identify plant families and species. Click the link for more information and to book.
Introduction to Recording Workshop
Address: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR
Phone: 0131 248 2894
Scottish Local Groups
Many groups organise botanical field meetings across Scotland.
Here is a selection:
- Dumfriesshire run by Chris Miles
- Kirkcudbrightshire run by David Hawker
- Lanarkshire run by Michael Philip
- East Lothian run by Marion Moir
- West Lothian run by Jay Mackinnon
- Fife run by Sandy Edwards
- Perthshire - Perthshire Society of Natural Sciences
- Moray run by Ian Green
- Highlands - Inverness Botany Group
BSBI Scottish Recording Conferences 2018
We held two one-day recording conferences for recorders and members in 2018. They were on the 14th April at RBGE and on the 28th April at Strathpeffer. The same programme was repeated (more or less) so folk could choose whichever was more convenient. For further information and many of the talks see the Scottish Conferences page.