Monday, September 30, 2013

Free course on moss and lichen identification

Clara Bog Visitor Centre
http://www.npws.ie/naturereserves/offaly/clarabognaturereserve/
This is a great opportunity for all aspiring plant scientists. An outdoor workshop for beginners to intermediates on Bog Moss and Lichen Identification is being held at Clara Bog SAC in  Co. Offaly on Saturday 5th October.  This will be led by  George Smith who is a  Consultant Ecologist and County Recorder for the British Bryological Society.

The start time is 10.30 am and it is expected to finish by 3.30 pm.  The meeting point is the Clara Bog Visitor Centre, Ballycumber Rd., Clara, Co. Offaly. The Ballycumber Rd. is on the R436. Parking is available at the Clara Bog Visitor Centre.  As this is an outdoor course you should come suitably dressed and be prepared for bad weather and you should bring your own packed lunch and refreshments.  The course is FREE, but as places are limited booking is essential

Booking and enquiries: please contact Therese Kelly on 057 9368878 or email: claraguides@ahg.gov.ie

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