Spring arrives early in the West, confusing pollinators

With wildflowers blooming as many as 12-20 days ahead of long-term averages, spring has officially sprung early in the West, according to maps kept by the USA-National Phenology Network. “The exceptions are high-elevation Western mountains … where spring is expected to arrive on time, and the Pacific Northwest and parts of the Pacific coast… where gusts of cold… » Read More

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