Flintshire botany

I also arrange botanical and bryological meetings in Flintshire, North Wales under the auspices of the BSBI and North Wales Plant Group.


The next meetings are:

MEETING POSTPONED DUE TO BAD WEATHER February 25th: Bryophyte meeting, Coed y Felin nature reserve, Mold

We will explore the mosses and liverworts of ancient woodland at this North Wales Wildlife Trust reserve.  SJ195677 – car park at the eastern end of the woodland as shown on the map here.

New date to be arranged 🙂

March 26th: Bryophyte meeting, Babell, near Holywell

Meet at 10am at the Black Lion pub (SJ155735) to explore the bryophytes of farmland and woodland.

April 22nd: Vascular plant meeting, Rhyl

Meet 10.30am at Rhyl train station to explore the flora of tetrad SJ08A (central Rhyl).  Habitats include urban, seafront, beach, ponds and scrub.  This is an under-recorded tetrad, so everything we record will contribute to Atlas 2020.

May 14th: Vascular plant meeting, Caerwys

Meet 10am at Piccadilly Inn, North Street, Caerwys (SJ128731) to explore farmland, woodland and rough grassland in tetrad SJ17G.

June 24th: Vascular plant meeting, Clwydian Hills

Meet 10am at the car park at SJ138668 to explore acid grassland and moorland around Penycloddiau in tetrads SJ16I and SJ16N.

July 30th: Vascular plant meeting, Rhuddlan

Meet 10am in the car park at KFC just outside Rhuddlan (SJ019777) to explore the flora of tetrad SJ07D.  This is a mostly rural tetrad with plenty of farmland plus the urban area outside Rhuddlan.

August 12th: Vascular plant meeting, Penyffordd

Meet at 10am at the Millstone pub, Hawarden Road, Penyffordd (SJ302617) to explore SJ36A, a varied tetrad with urban, farmland and riparian habitats.

September 10th: Vascular plant meeting, New Brighton

Meet at 10am at the Beaufort Park Hotel (SJSJ254655) to explore the flora of tetrad SJ26M, which includes urban and farmland habitats.

October 14th: Bryophyte meeting, Buckley

We will explore the bryophytes of farmland and urban fringe on the south-east edge of Buckley.  Meet at Buckley train station at 10am.

November 12th: Bryophyte meeting, Lloc/Gorsedd area

Meet at 10am at The Rock pub at Lloc (SJ144766) to explore the bryophytes of farmland and woodland around Lloc and Gorsedd villages.

December 9th: Bryophyte meeting, Prestatyn

Urban bryophytes, dunes and meadow.  Meet at 10.30am at Prestatyn train station to explore the town and environs.

For more info, please visit the BSBI Flintshire page and join North Wales Plant Group on Facebook, or contact me.

Click here to read about previous meetings in Flintshire.