007 – Marmot Day

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Happy Marmot Day! In this episode we explore the origins of Marmot Day, debunk the no-groundhog myth and visit with naturalist and part-time bowler, Jen Karnik.

Show Notes

Senate Bill 58: An Act establishing February 2nd of each year as Marmot Day.

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Yes, Virginia, there are groundhogs in Alaska. Tim Mowry’s 2010 report from Fairbanks, groundhog capitol of Alaska.

Fairbanks Representative Scott Kawasaki shares his own Groundhog Day observation: