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Lava Beds National Monument

A field trip is forming for Lava Beds National Monument, May 29-31 (the weekend after Memorial Day). Stay tuned for details, or contact Steve Sheehy (sheehy.s charter.net).

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CALS is turning 20!

CALS is turning 20!  Annual Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration, January 25th, 2014 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of CALS! At our annual meeting on January 25th we will celebrate how far we’ve come over the years, honor our founders … Continue reading

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The California Lichen Society partners with the California Native Plant Society to promote rare lichen conservation

The California Lichen Society partners with the California Native Plant Society to promote rare lichen conservation UPDATE: as of mid-2014, CALS Lichens of Conservation Concern are included in the CNPS Inventory!   Thanks to the generosity of many California Lichen … Continue reading

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CALS workshop blogs

CALS sponsors regular lichen workshops in two locations (Marin and Tilden). Participants have asked for space on the website to post experiences with identifying lichens or on other workshop topics. Hopefully we will see such postings soon.

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Mount Diablo State Park (Acarospora dispersa)

Photos by Judy Robertson.

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2008-07 Conference, International Association for Lichenology (IAL) in Asilomar

International Association for Lichenology (IAL), 2008 conference in Asilomar, CA.  Photos by Eric Peterson.

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2008-05-25 Pepperwood Preserve

Pepperwood Preserve (www.pepperwoodpreserve.org/) is a 3117 acre nature preserve near Santa Rosa in Sonoma County.  Photos by Michelle Caise.

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2007-09-09 Field Trip to Mt. Tamalpais

Mt. Tamalpais, Sept 9, 2007. Photos by Michelle Caisse

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2007-02-17/18 Field Trip to Sutter Buttes

Sutter Buttes, Feb 17-18, 2007.  Photos by Judy Robertson, Pete Sands, and Bill Hill.

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2006-09 Workshop at Opal Creek (Oregon)

Opal Creek Lichen Workshop, Sept. 2006.  Photos by Judy Robertson.

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2006-05-13 Field Trip to The Cedars

The Cedars, May 13, 2006.  Photos by Judy Robertson.

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2006-02-19 Field Trip to Woodacre, Marin Water District (Marin Co)

Marin Water District, Woodacre (Marin Co), Feb. 19, 2006. Photos by Judy Robertson.

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2006 Fungus Fair

Fungus Fair 2006.  Photos by Judy Robertson.

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2005-10-15/16 Field Trip to Pinnacles National Monument

Pinnacles National Monument, Oct 15-16 2005.  Photos by Judy Robertson.

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2005-07-17 Field Trip to Rocky Point, (Marin Co)

Rocky Point (Marin Co), July 17 2005.  Photos by Judy Robertson.

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2005-06-04 Field Trip to Ring Mountain (Marin Co.)

Ring Mountain (Marin Co), June 4, 2005. Photos by Michelle Caisse.

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2005-06-04 Field Trip to Ring Mountain (Marin Co.)

Ring Mountain (Marin Co), June 4, 2005. Photos by Judy Roberson.

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2005-05-21 Field Trip to Deer Creek Hills (Sacramento Co.)

Deer Creek Hills (Sacramento Co), May 21 2005. Photos by Michelle Caisse

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2004-06 Field Trip to central Nevada

photos by Eric Peterson

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Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve fieldtrip and workshop

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve fieldtrip and workshop Saturday 25 February 2012 10am – 3pm Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, 4001 Sand Hill Rd, Woodside CA Lichen Workshop and Fieldtrip introducing the Stanford Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve is rescheduled for Saturday, February … Continue reading

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CALS Educational Grants

CALS offers educational grants!  Download the Current flier here.

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Lichen Volunteers Needed

The University Herbarium at the University of California, Berkeley needs dedicated volunteers to help curate its large lichen collection. Due to the merging of the Los Angeles County Museum collections, the filing of the Thomas Elliot Weier, and recent acquisitions … Continue reading

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Tilden Park Botanic Garden Workshop

2nd Saturday of each month, 1:30 to 4:30 PM Meet in the Regional Parks Botanic Garden Visitor Center Auditorium, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley. A map of the Garden and parking can be found here. Additional parking is available on Anza View Drive. … Continue reading

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Northwest Lichenologists Annual Spring Meeting

Late April or early May 2011 NWL annual general meeting: We usually meet with the Northwest Scientific Association (NWSA) every spring. In 2011 we plan to meet on our own. Each year we have also had a workshop and a … Continue reading

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So Be Free 16!

The Sixteenth Annual Spring Outing, Botanical Excursion, Foray, Retreat, and Escape to the Environment The 2011 SO BE FREE will be held in the lower elevations of the northern Sierra Nevada. The area offers great sites for montane coniferous, mixed … Continue reading

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