The second issue of English Botanical News (May 2021) has now been published! You can view or download this second issue and the previous issue from the English Botanical News webpage.

England Annual Meeting & AGM

The first England Annual Meeting and AGM was held at the Natural History Museum in February 2020; the second and third were held via Zoom in February 2021 and 2022. More info on our England Annual Meeting & AGM page.

England Project

The Committee for England is launching project LORE to refind lost rarities in England. Visit the new England Project webpage to read the guidelines and download a recording card.

County Recorders' Annual Reports

Every year we ask County Recorders to summarise the most interesting and exciting news from their vice-counties in fewer than 250 words. 2021 reports appear in the 2021 issue of English Botanical News but here are the Annual Reports for 2019 from England. See also:

The State of Nature report 2019 has been published.

Find out more here or download the SoN summary for England.

England Red List

The Red Data List for England assesses, for the first time, the current state of England’s flora measured against standardised IUCN criteria.

Almost one in five species is assessed as threatened.

This version contains these minor corrections or view the raw data as an Excel spreadsheet.

Read about the launch on our News & Views blog.


Critically endangered archaeophytes in England, 2012: a report by Kevin Walker, BSBI Head of Science, and David Pearman