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Sat May 5, 2012, 07:12 PM

Changes in climate will alter Maine, speaker says


FARMINGTON - Maine is going to look a lot different in 100 years if climate changes continue on the same trajectory.

Lake's freezing and thawing shows warming trend
Moose may all but disappear from the forests, replaced by migrations of white-tail deer.

The forests probably will be taken over by trees found today as far south as Maryland, rather than the red spruce that make Maine's woods unique.

Even black-capped chickadees, the state bird, may start to head farther north for cooler climes.


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