Taking a Lichen to Nature (Guided Adult Walk) – 18 years+

Jan 27, 2024, 1:30pm-3pm

Saanich, Francis/King Regional Park

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Francis/King Regional Park (Saanich)

Join guest naturalist Juliet Pendray and a CRD Regional Parks naturalist to discover the often-overlooked lichens of the forest along the accessible Elsie King Trail. Juliet will share her passion, experience and knowledge on these small but important species as you stroll or roll along the trail. Learn how to identify the most common species and what role lichen plays in the forest. Bring a handlens/magnifier if you have one and dress for the weather.

Price is $8/person + GST. You must pre-register as space is limited.

Trail Description: 800m loop with seven benches along the way. Boardwalk and compact gravel surfaces with slight incline. Accessible washroom available near parking lot. Wheelchair accessible and stroller friendly. We may encounter dogs in our parks. This trail requires all dogs to be on leash.

Please note: We like pets too. However, their presence can be disruptive for some folks. If you plan to attend one of our programs, please leave pets at home. Guide and service animals are, of course, welcome.

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