Lichens for All – A Month Commemorating the Contributions of Frank Dobson

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Frank Dobson, author of “Lichens: An Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species”, passed away in December 2021. To commemorate his huge contribution to lichenology through publishing, recording and teaching, the British Lichen Society invite you to take part in "Lichens for All – A Month Commemorating the Contributions of Frank Dobson”.

A month of activities will take place in August 2022 including a special one-day commemorative field meeting in Surrey where Frank did so much lichen recording.

Details of all meetings will be posted on on the Events page on the Society’s website.

Please do get in touch if you are keen to organise your own event.  The Education & Promotions Committee will be happy to offer support, advice and advertising for your event.

Frank Dobson's various field guides and keys are available for purchase through the BLS Shop. A full obituary for Frank Dobson will appear in the Summer 2022 edition of the BLS Bulletin.