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Birds, Cones, and Climate

Some birds have very unpredictable winter ranges. One of these, the pine siskin, primarily eats seeds, and in many winters can be found throughout the boreal forests of Canada and the northern United States, where it eats the seeds of … Continue reading

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Friday favorites: Misty morning

The sun pierces morning fog, illuminating the tops of a boreal Jack pine forest. This forest is roughly 20 miles (30 km) south of Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada. Jack pines (Pinus banksiana) form fire-adapted stands of tall, lanky trees 30 to … Continue reading

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It was a cold, drizzly day — feeling more like October than August — as Morgan and I bounced down a rough dirt road for about 10 miles before pulling up at a set of glass-and-aluminum structures that look right … Continue reading

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