The Ice lady Cometh

Living on Earth
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Along with claiming more than 20 lives and causing billions of dollars of damage to human structures, the greatest impact of this winter’s terrible Canadian and border storm may be on trees. In some parts of Canada, the forests may not be the same again for decades. Near the town of Merrickville, south of Ottawa, one woman is on a mission to save a rare biological museum a sort of treasure-house of living things she wants to preserve for the future. And she has been braving the elements to realize her goal. Living On Earth contributor Bob Carty paid her a visit and sent this report.

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