October 23, 2019
When winter settles in and bitter winds howl, I marvel at the ability of animals to survive our harsh winters. We know mammals hibernate and hoard, and birds migrate, but what about bees and butterflies? How do they do it? Pollinator Strategies to Survive Winter Pollinators, the small creatures responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat, employ several strategies to survive winter.
October 22, 2019
“If you put your hand over a knotweed plant it gets nervous,” joked Tom Lee, UNH associate professor emeritus for natural resources and the environment. “Deep shade excludes many invasive plants. In other words, shade is an ally.”

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October 23, 2019

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October 21, 2019

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October 17, 2019

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