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Retired DelVal professor talks lichens at horticultural society meeting


“Living Together: Lessons from Lichens” will be the featured topic at the monthly meeting of the Trevose Horticultural Society Tuesday.

Guest speaker, James Miller, will present discuss how two simple organisms cooperate for survival.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 Byberry Road.

A retired microbiology professor from Delaware Valley University, Miller has been fascinated by lichens forever and has done research on lichen physiology, particularly nitrogen uptake. He’s also an active volunteer at Graeme Park, a colonial historical site in Horsham. He lives in Montgomery County.

All meetings are open to the public; a donation of $5 is requested from non-members. Information: 856-866-9163, or on Facebook.