Birch tree tappers say a warming Alaska is making the harvest season harder to predict

April is birch tree sap season in Southcentral Alaska. A season that is harder and harder to predict because of climate change. Alaska Public Media’s Lex Treinen visited some long time birch sap harvesters in Talkeetna to learn more.

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Matt Faubion is a videographer, editor and still photographer at Alaska Public Media. He is also a musician playing in various bands such as Tanana Rafters and the Roland Roberts band. For six years, Matt has been working in media and video production with the melp of mentors from KTUU and Denali Media.

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