Aquatic Plant Project is back in 2022
We are delighted to say that we have once more received funding from NPWS for the Aquatic Plant Project. The first two field days will be held at the end of May, and three webinars are planned in June and July. For more details and to book your place please visit the Aquatic Plant Project page.
Final Aquatic Plant Project Webinar of 2021
Irish Autumn Meeting & AGM
This year's Autumn Meeting & AGM was held online on September 25, and featured a range of fantastic talks covering recent rare plant finds, Fragrant orchid identification tips, the cultural significance of plants and much more. Recordings of the talks are available online via our Irish Autumn Meeting & AGM page.
Rare Plant Project Ireland launches
An exciting new three year project launches in Ireland to to learn more about rare plant species. Find out more on the Rare Plant Project Ireland page.
Information and Resources
Irish Botanical Projects - current and past BSBI Ireland projects.
Resources for Botanists in Ireland - Recording resources, record centres, Rare Plant Registers, and more.
Irish Botanical News - Our big annual publication edited by Paul Green.
Ireland News Archive - Previous issues of the Irish BSBI Newsletter and older stories from this webpage.
Local BSBI Groups
These are informal groups run by volunteers. They are a great way to improve your skills and meet other botanists. Get involved with a group near you!
- Clare – contact Phoebe O'Brien
- Cork – contact Edwina Cole
- Dublin/East Coast – contact Colm Clarke
- Galway – contact Ciaran Bruton
- Kerry – contact Jessica Hamilton
- Leitrim - contact Eamon Gaughan & Aoife Delaney
- Ulster BSBI Botany Group – search on Facebook
- Rough Crew – The group for adventurous botanists, exploring Ireland's mountains and islands. Contact Rory Hodd