Worcestershire Record No. 27 November 2009 p. 7
Our meetings are to help beginners learn their mosses and liverworts, rather than high-powered recording sessions. All are on Sundays, and start at 10.30 a.m. Please bring sandwiches.
You may wish to bring with you a copy of the BBS’s Field-guide, files for which are on-line at www.hosting.sleath.co.uk/bbs (or click on the book cover of the Field-guide on the left-hand side of the BBS web-site’s home page at http://britishbryologicalsociety.org.uk/ and follow the links).
You are very welcome to suggest venues for future outdoor meetings; please include grid references and details for parking.
January 24th 2010
We will explore Coed y Geifr at Rowlestone Court Farm near Ewyas Harold in south-west Herefordshire with Jonathan Sleath, and with the kind permission of Mr Mark Williams. Coed y Geifr is semi-natural woodland, with several deeply incised streams. It is not known bryologically, but promises to be a rewarding locality. Meet at SO376271 in the parking area by the ice-cream shop.
February 14th 2010
Meet at the entrance to Bridgnorth cemetery, Shropshire (SO724935). This large cemetery contains a varied assemblage of habitats, and should provide us with a good list of bryophytes. Later in the day, we may venture on to the sandstone outcrops nearby,
March 7th 2010
Clunton Coppice, Clun valley (SO343806), Shropshire. Take the lane south from Clunton, and park on the right-hand side of the lane. Clunton Coppice is a Shropshire Wildlife Trust reserve containing deciduous woodland. Members of the Clun valley branch of the Trust will join us for the day.
Contact Mark Lawley for more information
Mark Lawley, 12A Castleview Terrace, Ludlow, SY8 2NG.
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