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Maine Lichens – Dr. Ronald Butler

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free


Photo Credit – Dr.Butler

This presentation will provide a general overview of the evolution, morphology, and physiology
of lichens. The ecological role of lichens in terrestrial ecosystems with be discussed, and the uses
of lichens by animals (including humans) will be explored. A brief survey of some common Maine
foliose, fruticose, squamulose, and crustose lichens will be presented, and some key references for
lichen identification will be highlighted.
Dr. Ron Butler retired in 2021 as Emeritus Professor at the University of Maine at Farmington after 40
years of teaching

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
western.maineaudubon.org

Organizer

Western Maine Audubon
Phone:
2077786285
Email:
nknapp186@gmail.com

Venue

Thomas Auditorium, Preble Hall, UMF
173 High Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
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