Sunday, 8 November 2015

Sad news and a great loss

John Sawyer admiring a wild orchid.
Image courtesy of NBN Trust
BSBI was shocked and saddened to hear yesterday of the untimely death of John Sawyer, CEO of the National Biodiversity Network Trust. 

Ian Denholm, BSBI President said, "The sad news of John’s untimely death comes just as he was proving such a dynamic force in reshaping NBN and strengthening natural history recording in the UK. 

"We offer our deepest condolences to John's family and friends and extend our sympathy and support to all our NBN colleagues at this difficult time." ​