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Mainely Phenology 3/10/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn

Snow Fleas

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Don’t get too disdainful of snow yet, because this is a prime time of year to keep an eye out for the silent surprising appearance of hopping pepper-like specks: snow fleas. I’m sure you’ve seen them, but if you haven’t seen them, they’ve definitely seen you.