EDIT: The video of my talk is now available on BSBI's Youtube page! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKdJT1xfoAU One year after launching "More Than Weeds" , I will be presenting an update about the project at the Annual Exhibition Meeting of the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland, tomorrow at 11:20am. There will also be a virtual exhibit if … Continue reading “More Than Weeds” – an update for BSBI Annual Exhibition Meeting
I gave a talk on the flora of London's pavements on Thursday, October 15, as part of London Natural History Society's series of Virtual Natural History Talks. The pavements and tree pits of London are home to hundreds of plant species. Often dismissed as “weeds”, these plants form a key part of urban biodiversity, supporting … Continue reading The flora of London’s pavements, a talk on October 15
On June 16, I'll be giving a virtual talk on my favourite topic...of course, that's pavement plants! Hundreds of plant species are thought to be growing on the pavements of London. These plants are often dismissed as “weeds”, yet they form a key part of our urban biodiversity. I will introduce some of the common … Continue reading “Nature beneath our feet” – a virtual talk on June 16
Results of an exciting new study, focusing on the flora of the Paris area have been published. The aim of the study was to better understand the "filters" that allow some species to establish successfully in our cities (while other plant species may fail to establish). These filters can be environmental (cities pose challenges such … Continue reading Our rich and diverse urban flora: an exciting study from Paris
"More than weeds" was launched as a project at the Annual Exhibition Meeting of BSBI (Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland) which was held at the Natural History Museum in London on Saturday, 23rd 2019. Lightning talk © Joshua Ajowele I presented the poster below and a short talk, highlighting results of the French project … Continue reading “More than weeds” has been launched!