What could possibly be inspiring about that green stuff covering Oregon’s trees? For some, lichen is a wonderland of mystery and beauty that also teaches us volumes about the quality of the air we breathe.
First Broadcast: 2010
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer: Todd Sonflieth
Videographer: Nicholas Fisher
Editor: Bruce Barrow
USFS Forest Inventory and Analysis Program (Lichen monitoring)
- Short description of the lichen air-quality monitoring program.
- Online: FIA.fs.fed.us/lichen
Pacific Northwest Research
- Longer description of the lichen air-quality monitoring program.
- Online: TreeSearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/36598