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Natural Connections

Mar 24, 2022

The recent storm encased twigs and buds in ice. But destruction could have been worse. A cold winter meant that plants were still dormant. A late spring ice storm would be much more destructive to tender new growth. As it turns out, winter dormancy may have saved some dinosaurs when the asteroid hit, while spring activity played a role in the others’ demise. Learn more about this recent scientific study and its connections to the Northwoods.