Anatomy and ecology of Ireland's lichens (in conjunction with the Ellen Hutchins Festival)

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [GMT]

Glengarriff Park Hotel, Glengarriff, Co. Cork, P75 YC84 , Ireland

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Standard Attendee Partial Approval -€30.00

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Event Information

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [GMT]

About the Event

Workshop Leader: Paul Whelan

Venue: Glengarriff Park Hotel, Glengarriff, Co. Cork

Date: Sunday, 19th August

Time: 10:00 - 16:00 (fieldwork included)

Audience: Improving botanists

Fee: €30 standard; €20 student

One group of organisms Ellen Hutchins had a special affinity for was lichens, several of which were some of her rarest finds. The workshop will help you look at lichens, one of the longest living organisms on the planet, and understand how nature has put them together. With over 1,100 species in Ireland, you will attain an insight into how they reproduce, how they live on rocks and trees and the important role they play in an ecosystem.

An exact location for the indoor component of the workshop is to be confirmed in the near future. All attendees will receive reminder emails in the build-up to the event with further details.

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National Biodiversity Data Centre Beechfield House WIT West Campus Carriganore Co. Waterford

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