Calendar of Events: Mosses, Lichens and Liverworts

Event Date: Nov 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday, November 15
9am-12pm
$15/member, $20/non-member

Mosses, lichens and liverworts are vitally ecologically important in sustaining the web of life. This is an opportunity to satisfy your curiosity about mosses, lichens and liverworts.

Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the biology, evolution, ecology, ethnobotanical uses and cultural anthropology of mosses, lichens and liverworts, as well as their role in fighting global climate change, improving urban air quality and as an integral member of the temperate rainforest ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest. Participants will also have an opportunity to learn some of the primary species found in and around Portland and an opportunity to identify and experience many of these species in the field.

About the instructor: Daniel Salomon holds a MA in Research as well as a Graduate Certificate in Science and Religion. His undergraduate work included biology and environmental studies. He is an accomplished author of six books on the environment. He is a Hoyt Arboretum citizen scientist, herbarium archive assistant and tour guide.

Workshop size is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required. Please sign up below via Paypal or call (503) 823-1649.

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Location:
Hoyt Arboretum
4000 SW Fairview Blvd
Portland, OR 97221

Contact Link: Event webpage

Phone: (503) 823-1649

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