April 8, 2012 12:00 AM

A wamer winter means spring buzzes with bugs in KC

The winter that barely was is now the spring of strange. Warm temperatures will mean more of some bugs, less of others. Plants are leafing a month or more ahead of schedule. Flowers and pollinators may be out of sync. The monarchs are early, and the mosquitoes will have time to get in an extra generation or two. Experts don’t know exactly how all of this will shake out, only that things are weird.

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