If you have any feedback on how we can make our new website better please do contact us. We would like to hear from you.
Dr Paul Smith
Paul graduated with a first class honours degree in botany from the University of Bristol in 1981. He went on to gain a PhD in vascular plant systematics. In 1990 he became an ecological consultant, providing advice on the mitigation of large civil engineering projects.
Paul has studied the flora of the UK for over 30 years, covering sites from the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall to the Keen of Hamar in north Shetland. Currently based in the Cotswolds, he now carries out botanical work throughout the UK and teaches ecological impact assessment, the use of indicator plants and wildlife conservation issues for the University of Bristol.