Diminutive but darling, Northwest lichens are renowned for their abundance and diversity. Grab your hand lens and join a naturalist at Orenco Woods Nature Park to take a closer look into the enchanting world of lichens. Learn about their ecology and how to identify them.
Cost: $6/person, $11/family
Ages: all ages, but geared towards adults
Advanced registration is required. Class size is limited to 15.
Registration is handled through the Oregon Zoo, a service of Metro.
Pets policy: To protect plants, wildlife and people, Metro does not allow pets at most regional parks and natural areas. Pets can damage sensitive habitat and threaten wildlife the region has worked to protect. In natural areas where dogs are not allowed, people see more wildlife and get closer to it. Seeing-eye dogs or other service animals are allowed. Please bring cleanup materials.