Changing Climate May Substantially Alter Maple Syrup Production
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U.S. Forest Service research indicates that
Climate stressors may decrease the availability of maple syrup or shift production northward by the end of the next century because of direct changes in temperature, decreases in
Climate change will produce winners and losers geographically. Folks who retrieve sap from maple trees in the far Northeastern region will get a longer sap flow season while those in the Southeastern regions will see a reduction, said Dave Cleaves, Climate Change Advisor for the Forest Service. Read more