Reindeer lichen is food for thought
If Rudolph and Santa’s other reindeers are feeling peckish on Christmas Day they can visit the mosslands of the North West for a feed.
Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s conservation work has led to a resurgence in reindeer
lichen on peat bogs in Heysham, Manchester and Garstang.
Reindeer lichen is an important food for reindeer – or caribou – in areas of Arctic tundra in Scandinavia and Canada.