Enlichenment! Level Two - Identification Characters & Practice

Facilitator: Juliet Pendray

This course is intended for those who have taken Level One, or who otherwise have an equivalent understanding of the nature of lichens, identifying the main lichen groups, and hand lens use. In this classroom-and-field session, we will build on knowledge acquired in level one, focusing in particular on key identification characters for the various lichen types and common local genera.

This course is intended for those who have taken Enlichenment! Level One - Introductions to Lichens, or who otherwise have an equivalent understanding of the nature of lichens, identifying the main lichen groups, and hand lens use. 

Topics Covered:

  • Identification:
    • Characters: Exploring more identification characters, practicing using these for identification, practicing tools and techniques
    • Lichen types: Practice identifying types, expanding on categories within main groups
    • Habitat: Review of lichen types and local species connected with different habitats
  • Ethnolichenology: Ad hoc discussion, depending on the species we encounter

Preparation and what to bring:

  • Wear clothing and shoes that will keep you dry and WARM while moving slowly outside
  • Additional information will be sent to registered participants prior to the class

Note: Students will be outdoors for a portion of this course.

Course Dates: Enlichenment! Level Two - Identification Characters & Practice

Start Date:Apr 06, 2019
Delivery:3 hours, Classroom
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s): 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price:$79.00 + GST
Instructor:Juliet Pendray
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