Lichen park India
- Lichen park developed by Uttarakhand Forest Department in Kumaon’s Munsiyari, Pithoragarh district.
- This is India’s First Lichen park.
- This park is spread across 1.5 acres.
- The park hosts over 150 species of lichen.
- Uttarakhand provides an ideal environment for lichens to thrive as it can only grow in areas of low pollution.
- lichens are a perfect indicator of pollution levels.