Moss Appreciation Week
On Wednesday, February 16 at 4:30 PM, join us in front of Watzek Library for a Lichen Walk with LC alumna Angelia Romano.
At 6 PM, Laura Briscoe from the New York Botanical Garden shares Friends Underfoot: Bryophyte Bedtime Stories. Zoom: 948 3719 9546 Passcode: mossweek
Note: Xanthoria parietina or Maritime sunburst lichen collected and imaged by Alex Young ’15
Monday 14th, all day
Moss Petting Zoo curated by John Christy, Herbarium Manager, Portland State University
Stickers and temporary tattoos designed by Michelle Alden ’22
Bookmark featuring bryophyte illustration by Clem Gunter ’22
Watzek Library Atrium
Wednesday 16th, 4:30pm
Lichen Walk with Angelia Romano, former LC student & NHC practicum alumna, MS Candidate in Museum and Field Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
Meet in front of Watzek Library
Wednesday 16th, 6pm
Friends Underfoot: Bryophyte Bedtime Stories with Laura Briscoe, Collections Manager, Cryptogamic Herbarium, New York Botanical Garden
Zoom: 948 3719 9546 Passcode: mossweek
Thursday 17th, 5:45pm
Keynote Lecture: “The Hidden World of Lichens: Exploring the diversity and community ecology of lichens and their micro-invertebrate associates”
Lecture by Angelia Romano, MS Candidate in Museum and Field Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
Cryptogram Trivia from 5:45pm-6pm!
**This event will be held in person as well as over Zoom**
Watzek Library Classroom
Zoom: 988 8964 3529 Passcode: mossweek
Saturday 19th, 1pm-3pm
Bryophyte Illustration Workshop with Angela Mele
Supplies provided! This event will be over Zoom
This workshop has 15 places. Please register here.
Stickers, temporary tattoos, bookmarks, and candies will be available at the Library Service Desk throughout the week.