Lichen ID Course

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by mrtree, Nov 26, 2007.

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    mrtree Active Member

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    Does anybody know of any lichen ID courses, workshops etc. In Ontario Canada?

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    The best person to contact for this would be Dr. Irwin Brodo at the Canadian Museum of Nature: contact information.

    He often gives workshops, and I was privileged to participate in one about 5 years ago in Victoria.
     
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    Dr. Brodo does not give courses in Ontario. In Maine, each summer, but not here. Besides his specialty is cructose lichens which are not perhaps the best place to start.
     
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    Frog Generous Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    EMAN does many ecological monitoring projects in Ontario, including air pollution monitoring with lichens.
    Part of this includes training participants in lichen identification, at least in the basics and the more typical species.
    http://www.eman-rese.ca
    eman@ec.gc.ca
    EMAN Coordinating Office, 867
    Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON, L7R 4A6. (905) 336-4414.

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