June Lecture Series- Mysterious Fungi Found in Deception Pass State Park

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Date(s) - 06/23/2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Deception Pass State Park

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From lichen dyes used in Scottish kilt tartans, to indicators of air pollution- come and learn more about this mysterious organism. Join Dr. Glew with an introduction to lichens, including their importance and contributions to ecosystems! Afterwards, there will be an open-ended 1 mile hike up to the summit of Goose Rock to view and identify a variety of lichens.”

This program will be led by Dr. Katherine Glew, associate curator, University of Washington Herbarium, Burke Museum of Natural History.

June Lecture Series is sponsored by Deception Pass Park Foundation.

Participants are encouraged to bring water, a magnifying glass, and dress for wet weather with suitable footwear.

The program will begin at the Park Administration Office, located at 41020 SR 20 Oak Harbor. Parking is limited, so please carpool- overflow parking can be found at the South bridge parking lot.

Please contact DeceptionPass.Interpreter@parks.wa.gov or 360-675-3767 with any questions.

This web site is maintained for the Deception Pass Park Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. It is NOT supported by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the agency that manages and operates Deception Pass State Park, nor does this website represent the official views of the Commission. The information on this web site is maintained for the Foundation as reasonably current and dependable information for your benefit and use. The Foundation seeks to support Deception Pass State Park and provide valuable services to its visitors. All of the money raised by the Foundation goes to the direct benefit of the educational and resource protection programs of Deception Pass State Park.
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