How Congressional Representation Will Change With New Census Numbers, Attracting Hummingbirds To Your Yard

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Hummingbird on flower
A female Ruby-throated hummingbird sits on the branch of a Rhododendron in Moreland Hills, Ohio on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. The tiny birds winter in Mexico, Central America, and on Caribbean islands and migrate north through much of the eastern United States in the Spring. Amy Sancetta/AP Photo

The latest population numbers from the 2020 census are out. We talk about where population is growing in America, and how it will shift the political map. And we’ll discuss how to attract more hummingbirds to your yard this spring and summer.

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  • What To Know About Hummingbirds' Return To Wisconsin

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Reid Wilson Guest
  • Mickey O'Connor Guest