Laura Erickson http://wxpr.org en Wild Turkeys Face Difficulty Finding Food in Severe Winter http://wxpr.org/post/wild-turkeys-face-difficulty-finding-food-severe-winter <p>Many wild turkeys may be struggling to survive the harsh winter in northern Wisconsin.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bird expert Laura Erickson says in an average winter, turkeys are protected by their fat reserves.&nbsp; But a severe winter like this one is another matter.&nbsp;</span></p><blockquote><p>“The problem is that they need a lot of food.&nbsp; And with the deep snows we’ve been having, it’s virtually impossible for them to find the acorns or other food items that they would normally get on the ground.” &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:02:46 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 14944 at http://wxpr.org Wild Turkeys Face Difficulty Finding Food in Severe Winter Live from the White Pine - Laura Erickson http://wxpr.org/post/live-white-pine-laura-erickson <p>Laura Erickson, creator and host of <a href="http://wxpr.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/programs/laura-ericksons-birds" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">For the Birds</font></u></a>, stopped by the WXPR studios Friday July 26th&nbsp;sharing her <a href="http://www.conservationbigyear.com/" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">Conservation Big Year</font></u></a> presentation with bird-loving WXPR members.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:05:59 +0000 Peg Arnold 5884 at http://wxpr.org Live from the White Pine - Laura Erickson