Winter Survival of Insects – the Right Stuff

Photo and article by Pamm Cooper for UConn Extension   During the cold New England winter months, we are blissfully ignorant of all the survival drama going on in the natural environment, at least as far as insects are concerned. Out of sight, out of mind, so to speak. While we have heated homes, running […]

Winter Vole Damage to Trees and Plants

By Joan Allen for UConn Extension   A lot of snow cover during the winter can be both good and bad. Good because it’s beautiful and nice for winter sports. It also insulates overwintering perennial roots from temperature fluctuations and extremes. One of the negative impacts is that the snow provides cover for the activity […]