The Quest for Lichens

June 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

This region of the world is home to an amazing assortment of lichens- more than many other areas. You know -it’s the old story of Alice Algae and Freddie Fungus taking a lichen to each other! Current research indicates that there is a whole lot more going on there than meets the eye- a species of lichen may be much more like a community than a single species. A study of the lichens at Sugarloaf reveals that there are 134 species at Sugarloaf and far more than half of them are found out on the point at Sugarloaf.

Join us for an exploration to see how many different species we can find and explore the amazing world of lichens. $5 per person; $10 per family

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