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Dye Lichen Identification

June 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Instructor Irene Hinkle has been a fiber artist for the last 40 years and combines her passion for sustainability with fiber media to create beautiful and functional items. She holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainability Education and has been teaching preschool through adults for over 35 years. She taught Lichen Identification for seven years as part of Cascadia AirNET, a lichen bioindicator research project.

Friday, June 28, 6-9 p.m. Dye Lichen Identification Workshop
Make field observations of lichens and fungi and learn how to identify lichens while following safe-use guidelines and sustainable harvest techniques. Learn about historic uses of local lichens and mushrooms that make dye for both protein- and cellulose-fibers, and prepare a custom lichen dyevat to take home.


June 28, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Humboldt Area Foundation
363 Indianola Rd
Bayside, CA 95524
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