Mainely Phenology 2/3/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn

Survival Under the Snow

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February always conjures up images in my mind of blowing snow, frigid nights, and warm daytime sun. The landscape this winter has seen deep arctic freezes, torrential rain, springy thaws, and punishing nor’easters. Despite being two and half months beyond the winter solstice—the minimum day length for the year—early February is often marked by the maximum depth of snow cover across Northern New England.