Nigel Brown FLS

Areas of Interest: Extended Phase 1, Botany (including algae, lichens, bryophytes & ferns, clubmosses and horsetails), Ornithology, Entomology, Mycology, Geology.

After almost 40 years at Bangor University where he lectured in botany and ecology and curated the university botanic garden, Nigel is pursuing his wide interest in natural history, and public understanding and engagement with science and wildlife. He has been Vice-county co- recorder for Anglesey for the Botanical Society of the British Isles for 10 years. Extensive experience in ecological field work including Extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys, monad scale botanical recording, long-term moth trapping, lower plant recording, and ornithological survey work.

Nigel has extensive knowledge of the impact of alien plant species, as well as botanical restoration.

Nigel is a very well respected field leader with all age groups, Teaching Fellow at Bangor University, Fellow of the Linnean Society, member of the British Pteridological Society for 40 years and co-presenter of several Nature Writing courses.