Enlichenment! Level Two - Identification Characters & Practice

Facilitator: Juliet Pendray

This course is intended for those who have taken Enlichenment! Level One - Introduction to Lichens 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.

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 04, 2020
Delivery:3 hours, Classroom
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s): 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price:$59.00 + GST
Instructor:Juliet Pendray
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