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USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station

Fewer Spruce in Minnesota?

Caption: Climate change will have direct and indirect effects on forests in Minnesota. A new assessment from the U.S. Forest Service, 'Minnesota Forest Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment and Synthesis,' assesses the vulnerability of the state's northern forests to climate change.

Credit: Stephen Handler, U.S. Forest Service

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