The British Lichen Society welcomes all who are interested in lichens, whether you are a complete beginner or someone with a life-time's experience of lichenology.
Throughout the world, but with a special emphasis on the British Isles, our aims are:
We work towards these aims through field meetings, workshops and recording projects. Our Bulletin is packed with information about lichens, lichenologists and events, and we also publish a highly regarded scientific journal, The Lichenologist.
This website is the online portal for people registered with the British Lichen Society, including members.
Neither the British Lichen Society, nor its representatives, agents or employees nor any connected company or party to the British Lichen Society shall be liable to a user of this site, service, functions and information. Neither shall any of the aforementioned be responsible to any third party for any loss or injury arising out of the information, services or functions provided nor any actions taken or not taken in response to any information nor a user's use of this service nor if for any reason connectivity is not possible.
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This website provides a range of services for which we need to collect personal information. For example, applications to become a member of the British Lichen Society. We collect and hold information only to provide the requested service or functionality to you, or for closely related purposes.
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