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News and events

>> New! Review by Phillip Oswald of some botanical identification books.

>> Book now for the October 22nd Workshop on Training the Botanical Trainers

The BSBI’s biennial workshop for anyone involved in teaching, training or lecturing in botany.  The workshop at The Gateway in Shrewsbury is free BUT you must enrol beforehand and places are limited.

To book, and for further details, please email Sarah Whild on

>> Additions and corrections to the current edition of Francis Rose’s Wild Flower Key.


Atlas 2020

Recording for Atlas 2020 has now begun in earnest. See our dedicated Atlas page for details, information for recorders and how to get involved.

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Registered address

Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland, 57 Walton Road, Shirehampton, Bristol, BS11 9TA

The Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland (known as BSBI) is a charity registered in England and Wales (1152954)

  • For general enquiries, the network officer is Alex Lockton
  • For membership enquiries and changes of address, the membership secretary is Gwynn Ellis
  • For enquiries about business matters and subscription direct debits, the admin officer is Clive Lovatt
  • For questions about scientific research, contact Kevin Walker
  • For publicity and outreach, contact Louise Marsh

Donations & legacies

The BSBI is the leading society in Britain & Ireland for the study of plant distribution and taxonomy. Please spare a moment to consider joining and participating in the community of botanical research and study. Follow this link for details of how to join and the benefits of membership.