Author Archives: Debbi Brusco

CALS 2016 Annual Meeting: January 28-31 in Santa Barbara!

We have cause to celebrate at the upcoming annual meeting—lace lichen (Ramalina menziesii) becomes the official CA state lichen on January 1, 2016! Come help us celebrate this victory and enjoy a weekend of events with other lichen enthusiasts. The … Continue reading

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Lichens of Joshua Tree National Park

12 – 1 pm April 11, 2014. University & Jepson Herbaria Botany Lunch Series will feature Kerry Knudsen, Curator of Lichens, Herbarium of the University of California, Riverside. http://ucr.ucr.edu/AboutLichens.php  

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Discover Dye Lichens at Point Reyes

10:00 – 2:00, May 3, 2014. Meet at Bear Valley in front of the Point Reyes National Seashore Visitor Center for a walk led by CALS President Shelly Benson and CALS Secretary Sarah Minnick that will focus on distinguishing dye … Continue reading

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CAL Day

All day event, April 12, 2014. Every spring the University of California at Berkeley opens its campus to the community, showcasing each department’s collections with activities, presentations, and booths.  Volunteers are needed to staff the California Lichen Society table in … Continue reading

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Golden Gate National Parks BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival

2 day event, March 28 – 29, 2014. Join the California Lichen Society at this two-day event where volunteer scientists, naturalists, families, and students work together to explore, discover, and document the living creatures in the park.  We’re seeking volunteers … Continue reading

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