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Lichens: What are they anyway? March 12, 2018, 7:00 PM. Horticultural Building at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

Date/Time: Monday, March 12, 2018, 7:00 pm Location: Horticultural Building, UC Santa Cruz Arboretum Speaker: Ken Kellman Fee: Free Local lichenologist Ken Kellman will discuss the beauty and biology of lichens and muse on their nature. After the lecture, several … Continue reading

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Winter’s Medulla: South Coast Lichen Foray March 9-11

It’s always nice to go spend time somewhere beautiful in the name of science. So let’s go look at lichens on the south coast! Hope you can join us for this weekend foray in the late winter. Where: Based out … Continue reading

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Lichen Diversity in the Southern California Mountains, Los Angeles, May 10, 2018

Lichen Diversity in the Southern California Mountains Date/Time: Thursday, May 10, 2018, 2:oopm Location: Huntington Library in Los Angeles County For directions see www.huntington.org Speaker:  Kerry Knudsen Event Fee: Free Kerry Knudsen has studied the lichens in the mountains of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Lichens and Lichen Identification, Pepperwood Preserve, Santa Rosa, May 5, 2018

Introduction to Lichens and Lichen Identification Date:  Saturday, May 5, 2018 Location:  Pepperwood Preserve, Santa Rosa, CA Instructor:  Shelly Benson Course Fee: $35 ($30 for members of Pepperwood Preserve) Registration: via Pepperwood Preserve, www.pepperwoodpreserve.org/get-involved/classes-events In this introductory class you will … Continue reading

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Identifying Lichens to Genus, CSU Chico Herbarium, April 14, 2018

Identifying Lichens to Genus Date/Time: Saturday, April 14, 2018, 9:00am- 4:00pm Location: California State University Chico Herbarium Instructor: Tom Carlberg (tcarlberg7@yahoo.com) Course Fee: please refer to Friends of the Chico State Herbarium, www. friendsofthechicostateherbarium.com/eventsviewcalendar Registration: via Friends of the Chico State … Continue reading

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Introduction to California Lichens, UC Berkeley Jepson Herbarium, February 24-25, 2018

Introduction to California Lichens Date: Friday-Sunday, February 24-25, 2018 Location: Jepson Herbarium, Berkeley, CA Instructor: Dr. Jesse Miller (kawriver@gmail.com) Course Fee: $305 ($275 for members of the Friends of the Jepson Herbarium) Registration: Opens December 1st, 2017 for members, December … Continue reading

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California Lichen Society Annual Meeting, January 26-28, 2018

Save the Date! California Lichen Society Annual Meeting January 26-28, 2018 Blue Oak Ranch Reserve, Mt Hamilton, CA The California Lichen Society (CALS) annual meeting and 24th birthday celebration will be held at the Blue Oak Ranch Reserve near San … Continue reading

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Northwest Science Association Meeting, Ashland, OR 29 March – 1 April 2017

The Northwest Science Association is hosting their 88th annual meeting in Ashland, Oregon, beginning on the 29th of March, 2017. This conference is jointly sponsored by NWSA, Southern Oregon University, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and both … Continue reading

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Lichen Identification Workshop, Chico State University, March 18, 2017

  Identifying Lichens to Genus Friends of the Chico State Herbarium Workshop Saturday, March 18, 2017 9:00am  4:00pm There are reported to be 5241 species of lichens in 733 genera in North America and more than 1800 species in California, yet few … Continue reading

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CALS 2017 Annual Meeting, near Chico, CA

Save the Date! California Lichen Society Annual Meeting January 28, 2017 The Nature Conservancy’s Dye Creek Preserve, Los Molinos, CA CALS members have an opportunity for a distinctly different experience at the January 2017 Annual Meeting, which also marks the … Continue reading

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Macrolichens Around San Francisco Bay, October 14-16, 2016

Location: UC Berkeley and Bay Area Field Sites. The area around the San Francisco Bay has a unique lichenological position, combining the “moderate extremes” of a cold, constantly moist hypercoastal climate with warmer, drier conditions in the East Bay. One … Continue reading

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Citizen Science at Whiskeytown, May 14, 2016

Whiskeytown lichen blitz! Sounds like an exotic frozen cocktail, but it really means it’s time for a Citizen Science effort at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Join Tom Carlberg and Eric Peterson of the California Lichen Society for a blitz up … Continue reading

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Rosettes, Jellies, and Frosts – in-depth with four lichen genera, March 19, 2016

Location: CSU Chico State University Herberium This is a one-day intensive workshop focused on species of five lichen genera found in the Sierra/Cascade foothills: six species of lichens that belong to genera that are broadly categorized as jelly lichens (Collema, Leptogium … Continue reading

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Lichen and Bryophyte Field Trip to Low Gap Park, March 5, 2016

Come learn about the lichens and non-vascular flora of Low Gap Park. Bring good hiking shoes, water, rain gear, and a snack. We’ll be hiking along the creek trail and up into the forest. The hike should be about 2-3 … Continue reading

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Lichen and Bryophyte Field Trip to Low Gap Park

Come learn about the lichens and non-vascular flora of Low Gap Park. Bring good hiking shoes, water, rain gear, and a snack. We’ll be hiking along the creek trail and up into the forest. The hike should be about 2-3 … Continue reading

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San Francisco Lichen Workshop at SFSU

There will be a workshop 6PM to 10PM, Friday, 30 May, at Hensil Hall, room 401, at San Francisco State University, (19th Ave. at Holloway) San Francisco. CALS’ Tom Carlberg will lead the group in lichen identifications, with an assist from … Continue reading

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