On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of Jan. 11, 2016: Lichens

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of January 11, 2016, is Lichens Form Layers on Rocks, Trees, and Many Other Surfaces.  The 4 min./25 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2016/01/episode-298-1-11-16-lichens-form-layers.html, gives an introduction to the widespread and varied world of lichens and the role of water relations in their ability to colonize many surfaces.

PHoto for Grouper notice - Lichen Hokie Bird at University City Mall Jan8 2016Lichens are the theme for this one of the many larger-than-like “Hokie Bird”statues found around Blacksburg, Va.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

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