6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The earliest known lichen fossil is over 400 million years old. Lichens 101 will introduce you to this ancient organism. During the presentation we will look at the how, what, where, and why of lichens.
- What are lichens?
- Where do they live?
- How do they make a living?
- How do they reproduce?
- Why lichens?
There will be time for questions, discussion, and an opportunity to explore the presenter’s lichen collections.
More about our presenter, Maine Master Naturalist Grace Bartlett
Grace Bartlett is a newly retired United Church of Christ minister. She lives in Bangor, Maine with her family. Grace is a Maine Master Naturalist, who loves wandering in the woods and pausing bystreams and vernal pools. Grace has a background in art and enjoys photography, nature journaling, facilitating a community biodegradable sculpture project, and other creative endeavors. She is a member of the Bangor Land Trust Board of Directors and the Penjajawoc Marsh Mall Commission.