How our warm winter is impacting natureby Tom Crann, Minnesota Public Radio
Temperatures shot into the 50s in much of the region today, and so far our January weather has been quite a bit above normal. Gardeners are on the watch for sudden early blooming, and bird watchers are seeing snowy owls well south of where they usually do.
Lee Frelich, director of the University of Minnesota Center for Forest Ecology, says other unusual things are happening in the natural world because of our warm temperatures. He spoke with MPR's Tom Crann.
- All Things Considered, 01/10/2012, 4:50 p.m.