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How Minnesota is working to rebuild its forests to counter climate change

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2024
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AKELEY, Minn. — Minnesota is known and loved, in part, for its majestic deep, dark forests. Our trees are important for water quality and erosion control, carbon sequestration, products for society and wildlife habitat. But our Northwoods are in trouble, according to local scientists, and are at risk of becoming grasslands in as little as 50 years because trees can't adapt as quickly as our weather is warming. It's spring, and that means the Badoura State Forest Nursery in Akeley is humming, with seedlings boxed by the hundreds. "My daughter...

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