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Oregon Field Guide


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

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USFS Forest Inventory and Analysis Program (Lichen monitoring)
Pacific Northwest Research

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Crayfish Invasion; Heritage Trees; Lichen; Working Dogs for Conservation (2210)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2210
Original Broadcast: February 17, 2011