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Lecture Series - The World of Lichens and Moss

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Add to Calendar 03-04-2012 03-04-2012 15 Lecture Series - The World of Lichens and Moss Westchester County Parks curator Taro Ietaka will present the little-known world of small but colorful lichens, which actually comprise algae and fungus, and mosses. He'll discuss their evolution and biology and talk about how birds and other wildlife make use of them, as well as how they can be used to create color and interest in gardening. Afterward, he'll lead a hike through the arboretum to identify specimens. Fee includes refreshments and hand-outs. Pre-registration required by calling 914-864-7268. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=105572 Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial true DD/MM/YYYY
April 03, 2012
10am-12pm
Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial
Somers
Tween, Teen, Adult
$20

Description: Westchester County Parks curator Taro Ietaka will present the little-known world of small but colorful lichens, which actually comprise algae and fungus, and mosses. He'll discuss their evolution and biology and talk about how birds and other wildlife make use of them, as well as how they can be used to create color and interest in gardening. Afterward, he'll lead a hike through the arboretum to identify specimens. Fee includes refreshments and hand-outs. Pre-registration required by calling 914-864-7268.

Address: Route 35
Somers, NY 10589
Phone: 914-864-7268
Website: westchestergov.com/parks

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