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March 31, 2008

Worms and Warming: A Destructive Combination

While earthworms might be good for grandma's garden, the little wigglers are having a disconcerting impact on Minnesota's forests. Lee Frelich, director of the University of Minnesota's Center for Hardwood Ecology, says that these invasive worms, in combination with global warming, are devastating the state's treasured natural assets.

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