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Sat May 5, 2012, 08:12 PM

Changes in climate will alter Maine, speaker says

http://www.pressherald.com/news/changes-in-climate-will-alter-maine-speaker-says_2012-05-05.html

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

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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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