Lo­cal work­shop on lichen ecol­ogy

The Oban Times - - News -

AN un­usual work­shop is be­ing held at Shian Wood in Ben­der­loch re­search­ing the prop­er­ties of lichen.

The work­shop will be run by Plantlife, a char­ity work­ing to pro­tect wild plants and their habi­tats, and to build an un­der­stand­ing of the vi­tal role they play in ev­ery­one’s lives.

They or­gan­ise a se­ries of walks and other events at lo­ca­tions in Scot­land and through­out the UK. The work­shop, led by liche­nol­o­gist, Andy Ac­ton, is an in­tro­duc­tion to the ecol­ogy of lichens.

The event will take place at Shian Wood, at Ben­der­loch on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 3, be­tween 10am and 4pm.

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