About the American Bryological and Lichenological Society

Welcome to the American Bryological and Lichenological Society! We are glad you are here!

Using links on this page or in the site menu, you can learn more about the history of ABLS, how to become.a member, and more about our associated journals - The Bryologist and Evansia.

We hold annual meetings, sometimes in conjunction with the Botanical Society of America or the Mycological Society of America, and sometimes stand-alone. Any updates can be found on our News and Events page.

Please explore the Bryology and Lichenology sections to learn more about what members of this society are so passionate about! 

In our ABLS Community section, you can meet members of the current executive committee, learn about various grants and scholarships we offer, and learn more about the benefits of membership.