The Poetry of Science

Episode 101: Burning Lichen

May 17, 2021

This episode explores new research, which has found that lichen may take up to a century to fully recover from wildfire.


Read this episode’s science poem here.

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘Springtime in the Rockies, Lichen’ by Lew Welch here.


Music by Rufus Beckett.


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