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Fri, 09 Aug

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St Kenelm's Church

Discover the Hidden World of Lichens: Guided Walk

Lichens are unique symbiotic organisms formed from a partnership between fungi and algae or cyanobacteria. These remarkable organisms play a crucial role in ecosystems by contributing to biodiversity, serving as indicators of environmental health, and providing habitat and food for various species.

Discover the Hidden World of Lichens: Guided Walk
Discover the Hidden World of Lichens: Guided Walk

Time & Location

09 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 12:30

St Kenelm's Church, Church Enstone, Chipping Norton OX7 4NN, UK

About the event

Nicholas Carter, from Christchurch, University of Oxford will be taking people around the Church yard to identify lichens. He is happy for anyone who is interested to come along and hear him explain all about these amazing plants as he walks around. It’s a free event.

Take a look at this leaflet Nick did for Blenheim Palace estate that gives more information on his work. You can also read more about churchyard Lichens here

This event has been organised by Enstone Eco and is in association with St Kenelm’s Church.

Please bring a magnifying glass with you if you have one, so you can get to see the intricacies for yourself, and please RSVP to give an indication of numbers. 

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