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Lichen to Lovin' - Epiphytes in the Park

4:00p to 5:30p
Sat, May 28, 2022
Lauren Sweat
(512) 243-1643

Learn about lichens and the roles these fantastic little creatures play in supporting the ecosystem at McKinney Falls.

What are lichens? Are they plants? Are they fungi? Are they human? Are they dancer? Get to know lichens- what they are, how they grow, and where to find them. Come find out how plants, animals, and people interact with these and other friendly neighborhood epiphytes. Talk and walk around the park to spot lichens at work. 

  • Meet: Smith Visitor Center
  • Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, water bottle, magnifying glass (optional) 
  • Duration: 1.5 hours

Event is free with paid entrance fees; Adults: $6, Children 12 and under: Free.

*Parents must accompany all minors. Recommended for 12 years old and up

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