Getting out into the field with like-minded people is a great way to spend a day. See if there’s a local group in your area or why not start your own?
Whether a short field-trip or a longer field meeting, getting out to look at lichens with others is a enjoyable way to spend some time and extend your knowledge.
Contributing records to the BLS Database is a great way to support research and conservation. It’s also a wonderful excuse to go out and explore locally or during a holiday stay.