September 19, 2017
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Scientists: Climate change causing shift in national park plant profile

By Bill Trotter, BDN Staff

Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie, a PhD student at Boston University, talks about an experiment she is conducting on Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park to determine how native plants react to warm temperatures each spring. MacKenzie and other scientists believe climate change is having an effect on the types of plants found in the park.

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