Instructor: Rebecca Lexa

Rebecca Lexa
Biography: Rebecca Lexa MA, OMN is a certified Oregon Master Naturalist. She teaches classes on foraging and other natural history topics, and enjoys sharing her love of nature with others. More about her classes, writing, and other work may be found at

Classes by this instructor

Have you ever thought about lichens? You've probably seen these unusual life forms growing on trees, rocks, even buildings. But what is a lichen, and what makes it so incredible? Join certified Oregon Master Naturalist Rebecca Lexa to learn about lichen biology, the role of lichens in the ecosystem, and some lichens you may see in the Pacific Northwest. You will come away with a new appreciation for these incredible organisms!
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 | 6:00pm-7:30pm | Online
Mushroom foraging is a popular pursuit in the Northwest. Learn where to search for edible mushrooms and how to identify common wild mushrooms and poisonous species. Discover more facts about fungi in your backyard! Please note this class has some crossover material with the general foraging class.
Thursday, August 1, 2024 | 6:00pm-8:00pm | Online