Bookmark and Share

Lichen named in memory of Fort St James man

In August, we brought you the story of the naming rights for B.C. lichen being up for auction. Now, the winner has been revealed.

Randy Sulyma was a lichenologist from Fort St James who passed away suddenly in a car accident. As a tribute his family began fundraising to name the lichen after him. But it wasn't easy: his mother Sylvia Sulyma spoke with Carolina DeRyk.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.