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Zoom into Nature: Lichens (Virtual Program)

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, February 13 from 6:30 to 8 pm ET
Presenter: Ian Adams


Join us virtually on the evening of February 13 as we welcome back Ian Adams for his program The World of Lichens. Lichens are fascinating organisms that attach themselves to tree bark, rocks, and soil and cover 6-8% of the Earth’s land surface, yet they are unknown to most people. They are a combination of a fungus and an alga, and more than 700 kinds of lichens have been found in Ohio. This program is a guided tour of the world of lichens: what they are, where to find them, how they live and reproduce, tips for identifying lichens, and their use as animal food, as indicators of air quality, as a source for clothing dyes, and their importance in soil formation and enrichment.

About Ian Adams

Ian Adams is an environmental photographer, writer and educator specializing in Ohio’s natural, rural, historical and garden areas. Twenty-three books of his color photography have been published, and he has produced more than 65 Ohio calendars and conducted over 200 seminars and workshops in nature, garden, and digital photography throughout North America. He was an adjunct lecturer at Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster, Ohio where he taught horticultural photography for 10 years. Ian shares his home in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio with a Tuxedo cat, Spicer, a Maine Coon cat, Madeline, and a variety of cameras.

Virtual Registration: 

Please register at this Zoom link for Zoom into Nature: Lichens.


Organizer: Renee Boronka, rboronka@wrlandconservancy.org, 216-533-8761


February 13
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Renee Boronka