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An Up-Close Look at Lichens

Dates:April 14, 2018
Meets:Sa from 10 AM to 1 PM
Location:Main House Lecture Room 1
Instructor:James Lendemer
Fee: $45.00

From the Arctic to tropical rain forests, lichens exhibit a wealth of colors and shapes, grow on rocks, bark, and barren soil, and are sensitive indicators of environmental change. James Lendemer, Assistant Curator of Lichenology at NYBG, has studied lichens for more than a decade, documenting their biodiversity, how they have become threatened, and ways to protect this key member of many ecosystems. He provides a fascinating look at this complex amalgam of fungi and algae followed by a lichen expedition through our naturalistic gardens. Dress for the weather.

This class qualifies for the following professional credits: 3 APLD, PCH CEUs (PLNA), and 3 NOFA AOLCP. LA CES has approved this class for 2.75 professional development hours (PDH). This class meets LA CES standards for HSW subject matter.

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