Conservationists around Great Lakes plan for climate change

Chicago Tribune: Stuart Goldman, a Nature Conservancy restoration ecologist, sprays herbicide to kill tall goldenrod, an invasive species at the Gensburg-Markham Prairie in Markham this month. The long-term forecast for the Chicago area calls for more wild rains, hailstorms and flooding. Throughout the Great Lakes region, residents can also expect warmer year-round temperatures, more frequent heat waves, lower lake levels and thinner lake ice. Conservationists in the region say their efforts to protect resources......

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