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Environment & Outdoors
Phenology with local naturalist Larry Weber every Friday morning at 8:20 on Northland Morning.

Backyard Almanac: to think, a month ago we were heading for the warmest January on record ...

©Lisa Johnson

Larry Weber calls the 213 hours out of 216 we'll spend below zero "fascinating."

He says we're not usually this cold for this long at a stretch.

Meanwhile, some humans and many wild things are a little less than impressed.

Larry - and Laura Erickson - both talked about the importance of fat consumption to help many birds and animals stay warn when the temps get like this.

You can get more information on options for feeding birds, in particular, from these blog posts of Laura's: Winter Feeding and Bird Feeding Ideas.

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