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Melting snow and lichen

Since I first discovered my tiny "pet" lichens in the spring, 2007, I wondered if they would manage to survive when the woodpile is covered with snow much of the winter?

 

When the temperature warmed to +2ºC and I could see the ends of firewood emerging from the snow, I trudged through the knee-deep snow with my camera. They seemed to be quite healthy and happy!

 

January 5, 2008 Prince George, British Columbia.

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Taken on January 5, 2008