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2021–09–24 Asian Grassland Conference 2022 See more »

2021–06–01 New version of the EUNIS-ESy expert system published See more »

2021–03–31 Virtual Conference of the EVS, 6-7 Sep 2021 See more »

2020–12–23 International Symposium in honor of Salvador Rivas Martínez See more »

2020–10–07 EVA is starting the ReSurveyEurope Initiative See more »

2020–09–21 New Steering Committee of EVS elected See more »

2020–08–28 Prof. Salvador Rivas Martínez passed away See more »

2020–07–13 Special Collections "Classification of Palaearctic Grasslands" See more »

2020–06–02 EVS meeting in Rome postponed to spring 2021 See more »

2020–05–06 Start of Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS), a new IAVS journal See more »

2020–04–21 17th Eurasian Grassland Conference in Spain IS POSTPONED to 2021 See more »

2020–03–26 JVS Special Feature "Macroecology of vegetation" See more »

2020–03–04 Eurasian Grassland Conference: registration is open See more »

2020–03–04 EVS meeting postponed to autumn See more »

2020–02–21 Vegetation Classification Survey - a new IAVS journal See more »

2020–01–27 39th meeting of the Eastern Alpine and Dinaric Society for Vegetation Ecology, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 14-17 April 2021 See more »

2019–12–14 29th European Vegetation Survey Meeting, Rome, Italy, 4-7 May 2020, Website open! See more »

2019–12–11 14th EDGG Field Workshop: Ukrainian steppes along climatic gradients, 25 May - 3 June 2020 See more »

2019–12–11 17th Eurasian Grassland Conference, 7-13 September 2020, Tolosa, Spain See more »

2019–04–19 Atlantic biogeographical chalk grassland workshop, 18-20 Sep 2019, Rouen, France See more »

2019–03–15 Website of the EVS Madrid meeting open! See more »

2019–03–07 Eurasian Grassland Conference, 29 May-5 June 2019, Graz, Austria and Maribor, Slovenia See more »

2019–02–11 1st circular of the 28th EVS Meeting, Madrid, 2-6 September 2019 See more »

2018–11–27 IAVS Symposium Bremen, Germany, 14-19 July 2019 See more »

2018–11–16 Vegetation Database Workshop, Triesdorf, DE, 27 Feb - 1 Mar 2019 See more »

2018–08–16 EVS Meeting 2019 See more »

2018–06–26 The 2018 Annual Report of European Vegetation Survey published See more »

2018–06–23 Special Feature “Vegetation Science and Habitats Directive” See more »

2018–04–11 Publication of a report updating the French interpretation of 35 habitats of Community interest See more »

2018–03–17 Jornadas Internacionales de Fitosociología, Mexico, 21-24 November 2018 See more »

2018–03–16 New online database of Czech flora and vegetation See more »

2017–10–16 Officers of the European Vegetation Classification Committee (EVCC) have been elected See more »

2017–10–13 Next EVS meetings See more »

2017–08–22 Boris Mirkin died on 9 Aug 2017 See more »

2017–07–31 Virtual Special Issue on European grasslands published online See more »

2017–06–15 EVA Annual Report for 2017 published See more »

2017–03–31 EuroVegChecklist interactive online application See more »

2017–01–25 European Red List of Habitats published See more »

2016–12–05 EuroVegChecklist published! See more »

2016–06–01 New EVA Coordinating Board elected See more »

2016–05–26 Vegetation of the Czech Republic online See more »

2016–05–23 Proposed revision of the EUNIS habitats classification See more »

2016–04–09 New EVS Steering Committee See more »

Steering Committee


Milan Chytrý (www)
Department of Botany and Zoology, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic; chytry@sci.muni.cz

Conference coordinator

Fabio Attorre (www)
Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, Italy; fabio.attorre@uniroma1.it

Steering Committee members

Idoia Biurrun (www)
Plant Biology and Ecology Department, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain; idoia.biurrun@ehu.es
Anna Kuzemko (www)
M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; anyameadow.ak@gmail.com
Joop Schaminée (www)
Wageningen Environmental Research, Wageningen, the Netherlands; joop.schaminee@wur.nl

Membership Administrator (ex officio)

Emiliano Agrillo
Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA); eurovegmembership@gmail.com

Previous Steering Committees


  • Fabio Attorre, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Andraž Čarni, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Milan Chytrý, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (Secretary)
  • John Rodwell, Lancaster, United Kingdom
  • Joop Schaminée, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands
  • Emiliano Agrillo, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy (ex officio Membership Administrator)


  • Erwin Bergmeier, University of Göttingen, Germany
  • Milan Chytrý, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (Secretary)
  • Rosario Gavilán, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
  • John Rodwell, Lancaster, United Kingdom
  • Joop Schaminée, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands
  • Francesco Spada, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Wolfgang Willner, VINCA – Vienna Institute for Nature Conservation and Analyses, Wien, Austria
  • Emiliano Agrillo, Italy (ex officio Membership Administrator)