“More Than Weeds” – an update for BSBI Annual Exhibition Meeting

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

The flora of London’s pavements, a talk on October 15

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

Our rich and diverse urban flora: an exciting study from Paris

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