Category Archives: American Bryological and Lichenological Society

Why I Retired

Today’s New York Times contains an article “For Some People, Working from Home Sped Up their Decision to Retire“, by Paul Sullivan. I also retired in 2020. But my motivation was quite different. Unlike many people, I had the option … Continue reading

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Mosses of the Week, 4 June 2021

All photographs by Jan Galkowski, 2021.

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Moss of the Week, 2021-05-31: Pohlia nutans

All photographs by Jan Galkowski, 2021.

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Bryophyta and the Importance of Sphagnum for the Carbon Cycle

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New Meetup: Massachusetts Mosses and Lichens

I have started a new Meetup group: Massachusetts Mosses and Lichens. I am inviting anyone with an interest in mosses and lichens to join in, particularly if you live in the “greater Massachusetts area”. Because of pandemic, there’ll be no … Continue reading

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