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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

Todd Sformo collects fungus gnats from the bark of a dead balsam poplar tree.
Uaf Photos By Todd Paris
Todd Sformo collects fungus gnats from the bark of a dead balsam poplar tree.
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