Irish Conferences

BSBI Irish Spring Conference 2022

Our 2022 Irish Spring Conference took place online on Saturday 2nd April and you can still see the programme below. We recorded the talks so click on the links to watch the videos, or go straight to the BSBI Irish Spring Conference 2022 playlist on our YouTube channel.

Cliona Byrne                        10.00-10.05         Welcome

Mark McCorry                    10.05-10.35         Travelling across Bord na Móna Peatlands

Daniel Buckley                    10.35-1055          How to identify non-native Alders

Sylvia Reynolds                   10.55-11.15         Experiences of a long-serving Vice-county Recorder

Ronan Matson                    11.15-11.30         A photographic guide to Ireland’s freshwater and riparian plants

Break                                   11.30-11.45         Slideshow compiled by Edwina Cole

Mick Berry                           11.45-12.15         Looking for Seagrass along the south coast of Wexford

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington 12.15-12.40   How might the Strawberry-tree Arbutus unedo have come to Ireland

Robert Northridge              12-40-12.55         Rare Plant Project Ireland

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington 12.55-13.00   Close

BSBI Irish Spring Conference 2021

120 recorders, members and non-members participated in our first ever online BSBI Irish Spring Conference on Saturday 27th March. All the conference talks are on BSBI's YouTube channel and are linked here:

During the break, we also showed an excellent slideshow of Exciting Finds from around Ireland.

Thank you to all our lovely conference speakers.

Irish Conference Archive

If you'd like to know what to expect at an Irish BSBI conference, check out our Conference Archive, where you can read about the events, view slides from the talks, and download some workshop handouts.