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Outdoors blog winterkill archive

TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017

Wind-packed or crusted snow covering vast areas and make it difficult for wildlife to move and feed.

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Boiler plate snow cover tough on wildlife

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The wind-packed or sun-crusted snow blanketing much of the region delivers one of the most difficult conditions for wintering birds and a wildlife. Crusty snow with mild temperatures is more deadly than powdery snow and frigid cold. It's time to rein in...

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