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UK Plant Science Federation News latest Early day motion on the cut to RBG Kew's funding. Sizergh ferns included in a look at the the Lake District on the Plant Heritage blog.    

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Hebes in Plumpton

I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the Hebe Society AGM last weekend, apart from the warm welcome the main thing that struck me was how much the Douglas Chalk Hebe Collection at Plumpton College had grown! They were about 10cm tall when I last saw them. And it was good to …

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Still time to have your say on the National Pollinator Stategy ends 2nd May

The consultation document can be found here along with the online questionnaire. Edited version of why the consultation is taking place: Bees and other insect pollinators play an essential role in food production and in the diversity of the environment and its plant and animal life. They face a wide range of environmental pressures and some species are …

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