Free Online training – Plant Galls – 12th Sept 2020

There are spaces left on a free online training event run by Biodiversity Information Service for Powys & Brecon Beacons National Park (BIS), this Saturday, 12th September, 10am to 12 noon.

Its a Zoom event:

“Have a Gall of a time learning all about Plant Galls with expert Peter Shirley from the British Plant Gall Society. See the common species and find out how to identify them with expert tuition. Help record this under-recorded taxon group”.

Topics covered will include;

introductory talk on galls in general;

sources of information;

species likely to be found;

anecdotes and trivia about galls;

website link is To attend you must book on with or 07479 279 830

Event day contact: BIS mobile 07479 279 830

If anyone has time to attend this course on Saturday, it would be great to get a write up for a post here. I’m sure that between us we can gather in some photos. Galls – you see them all over the place but never really know much about them.


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