The story of the thousand year old moss of Crater Lake
Since this video was created in 2007 we have learned that the amazing moss community began growing in the lake several thousand years ago.
This U.S. Geological Survey computer animation shows the location of moss (green and yellow) around Wizard Island. The red dots are locations where moss samples were collected.
View this page to find detailed information on the environmental monitoring of Crater Lake and the springs and seeps that flow into Crater Lake.
Watch this Oregon Field Guide video on Bull Trout
Watch this video about scientists mapping the bottom of Crater Lake.
Last Updated: 04/26/2015