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News and events

>> Volunteers needed at Kew Gardens: we are looking for volunteers to work on the herbarium at Kew, photographing specimens. If you are interested, please get in touch with Sarah Phillips.

>> We need photographers to take dozens pictures of each species of  British wild flower help in cataloguing the world’s undescribed species.  Read more...

>> New rules to be put to the AGM in November.


>> The new Hybrid Flora is available from Summerfield Books.

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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.