|Roger Horton shows Sandy Knapp how easily|
one can be 'fooled by Babington' - the title of
his exhibit at the 2015 BSBI Exhibition Meeting
Image: W. Arshad
Good news for plant recorders in London. The South London Botanical Institute has been awarded £99,600 by the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the restoration of its historic herbarium. Read more here about the new 'Plant Recording for All Ages' project which the grant will make possible.
|Flora Donald (on right) with Geoffrey Hall and|
other members of Paul Smith's Recording Team,
South Uist, August 2013
Image: L. Marsh
An interesting article in Horticulture Week last month on woodland recolonisation following clearance of Rhododendron.
The Uist Botany Group goes from strength to strength. Formed in 2013 after local botanist Flora Donald met up with Paul Smith's Hebridean Recording Team at a local Bioblitz, the group has now joined forces with Outer Hebrides Biological Recording. So, as well as recording plants for Atlas 2020, Flora and fellow Uist botanists are learning more about other wildlife occurring in the Outer Hebrides.