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April 2020

S: Workday at Ascog Fernery

April 25
Ascog, Isle of Bute PA20 9EU, Ascog Fernery
Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9EU United Kingdom
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Ascog Fernery workday, Isle of Bute Meet at the ferry terminal at Wemyss Bay at 9:45, for the 10.05 ferry to Rothesay. We expect to return by the 4 pm ferry. We will car pool, to take as few cars across as possible. Any donation of ferns is welcome! Food: bring a packed lunch. Tea/coffee will be provided by the Burkes.

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May 2020

S: Lycophytes on Shotts Bing

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shotts Bing shotts, ML7 4EQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Meet at 11am. We should find Diphasiastrum alpinum and Lycopodium clavatum, as well as Botrychium (lunaria or nordicum?) and horsetails. There are other larger ferns in the area. The site is at about 236 m, and quite exposed. If it is at all windy it will be cold, so we'll need to have plenty of warm clothes. To get there leave the M8 at Junction 5 and head south on the B7057. After about 1 mile, turn right on to…

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July 2020

S: Inland Asplenium marinum and a walk along the Tweed

July 4 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ladykirk House TD15 1XL United Kingdom + Google Map

By the River Tweed near Ladykirk House (NT885 456) there is a colony of sea spleenwort, more than 10km from the sea. After a walk along the Tweed, we will go on to Paxton House near Berwick, to explore the grounds which are very ferny, and then have tea! More information will be available nearer the date. All our welcome! Let us know if you would like to come.

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S: Kirkton Glen, Balquhidder

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Kirkton Glen Balquhidder, United Kingdom + Google Map

An exploratory hill walk to mountain crags at the top of Kirkton Glen. There are old records of Polystichum lonchitis, Asplenium viride, Botrychium lunaria, Equisetum variegatum and others, some or all of which we hope to find still present. We will meet at 10.30am in Balquhidder, at Rob Roy's Grave (NN5360 2092; parking by the churchyard or at the community hall). From here a good path climbs for 3 miles through woodland to Lochan an Eireannaich. We will explore the…

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August 2020

S: Lochan na h-Achlaise on Rannock Moor

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lochan na h-Achlaise, Rannock Moor
Bridge of Orchy, PA36 4AG United Kingdom
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Meet at the Lochan na h-Achlaise view point car park (NN316 485). There is another site at Loch Ba on the other side of the road. If that is busy, there is another car park a mile or two further south on the A82. We will look for Lycopodiella inundata, as well as many ferns recorded in the area in the 1990s. More information will be available closer to the event. All are welcome! Leader: Clive Dixon

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September 2020

S: Annual Indoor Meeting, Strathbungo, Glasgow

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
House (and garden) of Chris Nicholson & Fiona MacKinnon, 8 Moray Place
Strathbungo, Scotland G41 2AQ United Kingdom
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Arrive 10:30am. Tour of Chris Nicholson’s garden, and fern-related presentations. Includes plant sales, book sales, and planning for 2021. Coffee/tea and lunch provided! More information will be available closer to the event. All are welcome! Leader: Chris Nicholson

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