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How else do you cheer yourself up on a Monday... Read the New Nature magazine of course! 🙌🏻 The latest magazine is out and there is an article from one of the #BSBICommsTeam about the #NewYearPlantHunt. Click on our bio for the link! Happy reading! 📚😃
Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) is a very common wild flower in the family of the daises (Asteraceae). They are great for bees and butterflies because of their bright yellow flowers! 🐝 This wonderful photo was taken by Natalie Hunt on Ainsdale Sand Dunes in Southport. Thanks Natalie! 🙌🏻
It’s the end of the #NewYearPlantHunt! 😭 Thank you to everyone that took part. We wouldn’t be able to do it without you! 🙌🏻 Every record helps to show how plants are responding to long term weather patterns in the UK and Ireland. 
Watch this space for the link for the summary of the report. 
Wishing you all a wonderful 2019 from everyone at the BSBI 😊 #citizenscience #sciencecommunication #sharingknowledge
It’s our last day of the #NewYearPlantHunt. So you only have a few more hours of recording! 🙌🏻 We were on BBC Countryfile last year taking about the importance of recording plants flowering in winter, to see to see they are responding to long term weather patterns. You don’t need to be an expert to take park, or do for it for the full 3 hours. You can just do it for 5 minutes on your way to the shop! Click on our bio for more info 🙌🏻 #savetheplanet #citizenscience #sciencecommunication #sharingknowledge
Only went to the shops for bread and ended up doing the #NewYearPlantHunt! 😂 #getinvolved #citizenscience
These are some of the top 20 plants found so far. Can you add to our list?! #NewYearPlantHunt
It’s day two of the #NewYearPlantHunt! The herbology Hunt have a wonderful Junior spotter sheet to help you with their id! 
You could even take it out with you on your #NewYearPlanyHunt walk! 
If your not sure of a plant, insta it and tag @bsbibotany or DM us! 😊#happyplanthunting
Day one of the #NewYearPlantHunt. What did you find?! Some of the plants in flower on the Leicester plant hunt include a dandelion, yarrow, white dead nettle and red clover. Three more days left!
Ooo only one more day till the #NewYearPlantHunt 🙌🏻Get yourself ready and read the wonderful article written by Ellen Goddard #BSBICommsTeam in the @newnature_mag. Click on @newnature_mag bio for the magazine #youwontregretit
Hope you had a lovely Christmas Day!🎄It wouldn’t be Christmas if the #BSBIPresident didn’t mention herbaria in his annual Christmas blog! Either copy this link or search BSBI blog 😊
It’s that time of the year again! #newyearplanthunt 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 Time to go outside and find plants that are flowering over winter from Saturday 29th December to Tuesday 1st January! 🎅🍀❄️ It’s really important as it will tell us how plants are responding to long term weather patterns. We can’t do it without you! You don’t need to be an expert to help, you can take a picture and send it to us, you can go out with your local plant group or do it yourself with your #caninecompanion. You can find out more on ☺️
Bumped into this lovely lady Mary Dean at the #BES2018 😊 #smallworld #BSBICommsTeam