OUTDOORS Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairba A few winters ago, Todd Sformo was out gathering hibernating insects from the woods near the Fairbanks International Airport. He searched for dead balsam poplar trees, looking for a beetle that spends its winters under the loose bark, exposed to the frigid air.

Fungus gnats survive winter half-frozen

The fungus gnat Exechia nugatoria
Photo By Peter H. Kerr, California Department Of Food And Agriculture.
The fungus gnat Exechia nugatoria
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