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Conservation grant competition open

IAB opened its semi-annual competition to support projects focused on a conservation and endangered species. Applications are due Sept. 15th. More info here.

History of IAB

History of IAB History of the International Association of Bryologists – the first twenty-five years by Robbert Gradstein, Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, gradstein@mnhn.fr [1] Fig. 1. The idea of founding an international organization with the purpose of promoting worldwide cooperation and communication among bryologists had been long in the mind of bryologists in Europe…

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World Wide Bryology

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Guidelines for the Sustainable Harvest of Forest Moss

Guidelines for the Sustainable Harvest of Forest Moss I. Justification for Guidelines The harvest of forest moss for personal and commercial use is important culturally and economically and is likely to continue into the future. Commercial harvest has been reported from the Pacific Northwest of western North America (Peck 2006), the Appalachians of eastern North…

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Committees

1. Richard Spruce Award (2009): VP#1 + 2 appointments 2. Hattori Award (2009): VP#2 + 3 appointments (Best paper or series of papers published by a member of IAB within the previous two years in a journal or book; $400 CDN) 3. Hedwig Award (2011): President prior to IBC Congress + 3 appointments (Award to…

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Minutes

Minutes of the Council meeting in St. Louis ( August 3, 1999)Minutes of the Council Meeting in Lucknow, India (January 25, 2002)Minutes – Vienna, Austria (July 19, 2005) Minutes of IAB Council Meeting, held in Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (26 July 2007).new Minutes of IAB Council Meeting in London (July 17, 2013)

Links

Links to other Bryological Web SitesPlease send changes, broken links or suggestions to the webmaster.Bryological Societies American Bryological and Lichenological Society Austrian Bryological Working Group British Bryological Society Bryological Society of Japan Bryological Association of South Eastern Europe Bryologische – Lichenologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mitteleuropa Bryologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutschlands Bryologische + Lichenologische Werkgroep van de KNNV Finnish…

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Conservation

IUCN World Red List of Bryophytes – IUCN SSC bryophyte specialist group

Events
Events

Future IAB Meeting   January 11 to 15, 2015 Navarino Island, Chile.  Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park  http://chile.unt.edu/iab2015 The next meeting of the International Association of Bryologists will be held in January 2015 in Southernmost Chile, in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve and more specifically on the Island of Navarino. Preliminary…

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Membership

The International Association of Bryologists is a non-profit organization founded in 1969 at the XI International Botanical Congress. The annual membership fee is 11 US $. (Members who would like to receive a paper copy of the Bryological Times should add 10 US $ to their annual membership fee). IAB dues may be paid for…

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