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Contact: Jane Hodgins
USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station

Michigan Forests' Vulnerability to a Changing Climate

Caption: According to an assessment of the effects of a changing climate on Michigan forests led by the U.S. Forest Service, suitable habitat for some species, including the red pine pictured here, is projected to decline across the eastern Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula by the end of the 21st century.

Credit: Stephen Handler, US Forest Service

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