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September 2016

WX: Pilularia weekend

September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Burbush car park, Burley, Hampshire BH24 4EF United Kingdom + Google Map

As outlined in the Pteridologist 6:161 the society has embarked on a national re-survey of Pillwort (Pilularia globulifera) and over the next few years are running a series of field meetings, locally and nationally to help complete this. Pillwort is an easily overlooked plant, endemic to Europe and widespread but it has undergone a considerable decline in abundance throughout its range, being very vulnerable to changes in land use. Given the global importance of the British populations, the late Clive…

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SE: End of Season Meeting and Members’ Slideshows

September 17, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Roundabout Wood, Sandhurst Park
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3SZ United Kingdom
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10:30 Roundabout Wood Footpath entrance off Sandhurst Park TN2 3SZ between the two closes Sandhurst Close and Parkwood Close, Near High Brooms Station. We meet at this interesting wood that has a number of ferns and interesting habitats and rare for Kent Equisetum sylvaticum! If that does not ensure a good turnout nothing will. Geoffrey managed to record 180 different plants on our recce last summer and there is help needed with the D. affinis complex as well as D.x…

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South Wales & Borders Group: Dinas Powis and Dyffryn Gardens

September 22, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dinas Powis, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 4DA + Google Map

Polypodies in Dinas Powis and Victorian style fernery at Dyffryn Gardens, Glamorgan The national society visited the Polypodies of Dinas Powis way back in 1990, when they saw all three species and even managed to spy plants of the cultivar P. australe ‘Richard Kayes’, which was first recorded from this location even further back in 1668. The latter required binoculars then and it would be fantastic if we could confirm its continued presence after over 300 years. However, if that…

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Yorkshire Group – Colsterdale near Masham

September 24, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Details to follow.

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October 2016

Cornwall&Devon: Tavy Cleave, Dartmoor

October 1, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tavy Cleave, Lanehead
Dartmoor, Devon United Kingdom
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BPS Cornwall and Devon group - Saturday 1st October – Tavy Cleave, Dartmoor, Devon A walk up a moorland valley recording Huperzia selago, Phegopteris connectilis, Oreopteris limbosperma, Hymenophyllum tunbrigense and H. wilsonii, and perhaps Gymnocarpium dryopteris. Terrain is difficult as there will be large granite boulders to clamber over and perhaps a wide stream to cross, so good walking boots and waterproof clothing is essential. Meet at the car park SX53738234 at Lanehead, northwest of Mary Tavy at 9.30am for…

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Horticultural Tour: The Ferns of Japan

October 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

This is a fern tour of Japan that is run by Japan Specialized Group Tours, an organisation that is independent of the BPS. They ran a similar tour in 2014 that was very successful. Booking is available until April 2016 See full details of the tour here Cost of the tour $3650.00 per person with choice of single occupancy or double occupancy (twin) room Included in tour The price of the tour includes lodging with private baths in pleasant western…

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April 2017

S: Asplenium septentrionale monitoring

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fatlips Castle, in Roxburghshire, in the Scottish Borders at the top of Minto Crags. (NB: despite the date, this is not a joke!) Meeting point is the car park beneath Fatlips Castle, which is accessed via a dirt track road from the single track road leading from Ancrum to Denholm (NT 585 207). Please bring a packed lunch and drinks as there are no shops or cafes nearby. From the car park we will follow a path that leads to…

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May 2017

N: Azores 2017

May 6 - May 13
Hotel Canadiano, Rua do Contador 24 A
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-050 Portugal
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This is a week long trip to Sao Miguel with a good chance of seeing all the native and introduced ferns of the island We shall be visiting the ferns in the countryside and also some of the gardens of Sao Miguel, particularly the Terra Nostra Garden We shall also do a bit of tourism This trip is now fully booked up

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June 2017

SE&EA: Heathfield, East Sussex

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Co-op Car Park, 110 High St
Heathfield, TN21 8JD United Kingdom
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We look forward to meeting you for the first SE Meeting of the year. We will be lead in the morning by Peter Clare. The meeting place in the morning is in Heathfield. We meet at the bottom corner of the Co-op car park, in Heathfield, the entrance to which is opposite the fire station, at the western end of the High Street (A265). If coming from the direction of Tunbridge Wells, the car park entrance is on the left,…

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NW&Y: Cautley Spout

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Cross Keys Temperance Inn, Cautley
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5NE United Kingdom
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On the A683 about 4 miles NE of Sedbergh, next to the Cross Keys Inn. SD 698 969. The parking area is not that large and can be busy, so please car share where possible. Map: Explorer OL19 Howgill Fells. It's a steep climb up Cautley Spout but there is a good stone-flagged path. The more intrepid can try some beck-side scrambling (hopefully the water level will not be too high). Many of the ferns are near the lower falls…

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