forests http://wrvo.org en New York's forests in need of healthier regeneration http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-forests-need-healthier-regeneration <p>Imagine a New York autumn with almost no red or orange -- just brown, brown, brown. Experts say that could be the scene 50 years from now if people don’t start paying more attention to what’s going on with the shrubs, bushes and saplings in the forest.&nbsp; Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:28:48 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 34951 at http://wrvo.org New York's forests in need of healthier regeneration Forget the groundhog, scientists predict an earlier start to spring http://wrvo.org/post/forget-groundhog-scientists-predict-earlier-start-spring <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The groundhog predicted an early spring this year -- and he isn't the only one.&nbsp; Scientists now say that thanks to climate climate change, spring may arrive up to 17 days earlier in U.S. forests during the next century and that, could have an unexpected silver lining. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:33:00 +0000 Marie Cusick 32802 at http://wrvo.org Forget the groundhog, scientists predict an earlier start to spring Little Climates and the First Forest http://wrvo.org/post/little-climates-and-first-forest <p>John Weeks discusses the first widespread freeze of the year, and the gorgeous day that proceeded it. He also explains the significance of microclimates and their undetected presence nearly everywhere we turn. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:25:00 +0000 John Weeks 27070 at http://wrvo.org