On the 3rd March Dr Tim Upson, Chairman of the Plant Conservation Committee confirmed that full National Collection status had been awarded to EBTS UK member Andrew Napier.
The committee said they were:
very pleased to see this important collection come forward…
commended you highly on your work and research, to re-establish and expand on the former Langley Buxus collection.
EBTS UK would also like to commend Andrew on his work in bringing a Buxus collection back to the UK and achieving ‘Reference’ status.