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Plants tell a story of climate change at Santa Fe Dam

Whittier Daily News: Ann Croissant bent down to listen to what the plants were saying. She skimmed her weathered hands lightly across the tops of the moss and liverwort. These lichen-like plants are skin of the earth flora seen more often during dank winters. But here it was, March 1, just a few weeks until spring, and the plethora of winter species crowding out the fleeting spring arrivals concerned Croissant, a noted botanist and activist who has taught at Cal Poly Pomona and Azusa Pacific University. "There...