Category Archives: News

News items, postings about grants, and such

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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New field trip blog post: Cascade Canyon walk

Check out the new field trip blog post for a list of lichen species seen on the Cascade Canyon lichen walk

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Lichen Workshops, Fall 2013

This fall, there will be several opportunities for you to learn more about lichens, those obscure yet ubiquitous organisms that you’ve always wondered about.  Lichenologist Shelly Benson will offer several introductory lichen workshops in the greater San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot!

CALS is putting out the call to all members and friends for your best lichen photos that we will arrange into a 2014 calendar!  Please submit small format photographs to Christine Walker at Christine@californialichens.org by July 1, 2013.  When all … 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 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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