IAB 2019 Madrid

The next meeting is 9-12 July 2019 in Madrid, Spain. The meeting will be a joint conference between the International Association of Bryologists (I.A.B.),  iMOSS and the Sociedad Española de Briología (S.E.B.).  Please visit bryology2019.com for more information about the conference, registration, abstract submission and more. This meeting will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of I.A.B and the 30th anniversary for…

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Call for proposals for IAB 2021

The IAB council seeks proposals to host the biennial IAB meeting in 2021. IAB promotes holding the conference on a rotating basis on different continents. The preceding three meetings were held in South America (Chile), Asia (China) and Europe (Spain). Ideally, we seek proposals from Africa, Central and North America or Australasia but the council…

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Archives of Bryological Times available

Dear Bryology Friends and Colleagues,On behalf of the International Association of Bryologists and after broad consultation, it is with great pleasure to announce that the entire series of The Bryological Times is now online, openly available to the public – except the latest issue that is locked for I.A.B. members only.Please enjoy this new and treasured resource at:http://bryology.org/publications/bryological-times/ There is…

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IAB award nominations

In 2019 IAB will honor bryologists for their contributions and leadership to bryology and to bryodiversity research as well as grant funds for bryological research. Awards and prizes will be presented at the upcoming meeting in Madrid, in July 2019. All submissions and nominations are accepted via on-line forms, which are password protected. Starting January…

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Change to constitution

Re: Proposed changes to the constitutionThank you to all those who voted on the recent ballot for proposed changes to the constitution pertaining to the office of the President and Vice President. The vote was done electronically, with entries independently tabulated manually by Yang Kien Thai, Matt von Konrat and Mendkhuu Enkhbayar (who is working…

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Latest issue of Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution out

The latest issue of Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution. has been published. Volume 40, No 2 is dedicated to the late Jochen Heinrichs, see In Memoriam to Jochen Heinrichs (1969–2018). Morphology supports ­the setaphyte hypothesis: mosses plus liverworts form a natural group by Renzaglia et al. Propaguliferous species of Pohlia (Mielichhoferiaceae) in China, including two new records…

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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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