Category Archives: Conservation Committee

Conservation committee postings.

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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Sponsorship History

[This page was discontinued in 2014, being replaced with a database and individual species reports accessible from the website menu system and from the page on Lichens of Conservation Concern.] Completed and accepted sponsorships in review periods: (in chronological order) … Continue reading

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Peltigera (hydrothyria… now gowardii) Conservation Assessment

This is the report of a project done separately from the California Lichen Society, however it is quite relevant to the work  of the CALS Conservation Committee.  A reduced version is being prepared for publication in the Bulletin of the … Continue reading

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Sponsor a species for CALSCC!

The California Lichen Society’s Conservation Committee (CALSCC) has a preliminary list of species it is interested in.  Further information must be gathered for these species prior to any formal action.  Committee members are working on many but there is more … Continue reading

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Note about providing location data for rare or sensitive species!

Like it or not, there are people around who like to have a few ‘trophy collections’.  This even includes lichen folks.  I have been told of an extremely rare lichen having one of its 3 known populations nearly wiped out … Continue reading

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CALS Conservation Committee brainstorm list

After our January 05 meeting, we developed the list that is in the attached EXCEL file.  I’ve also pasted it in below, but the column formatting is destroyed. CALS Conservation Committee Lists This is a set of lists of lichen … Continue reading

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