Climate change & pestilence
Climate change is making it more miserable, and dangerous, to enjoy the woods and fields of Minnesota.
Citing from the best available science, a report from the National Wildlife Federation says climate change is increasing the numbers of mosquitoes, ticks, poison ivy and other obnoxious pests and plants, making the outdoor experience less enjoyable.
Mae Davenport of the University of Minnesota is researching climate readiness in nature-based tourism-dependent communities.
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