Prairie Climate Center – New maps highlight changes coming to Canada’s climate

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  • On October 22, 2017
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A new series of maps made by climatologists at the Prairie Climate Centre highlights just how vulnerable Canada is to continued climate changes. The maps illustrate how temperature and precipitation are likely to change in the future under two hypothetical warming scenarios: a ‘low carbon’ scenario that assumes the international community will get together very […]
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Winnipeg Free Press -Most Common Winnipeg Tree Maps.

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  • On October 22, 2017
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Winnipeg has one of the largest remaining mature urban elm forests in North America, but that’s is a problematic distinction. Dutch elm disease is slowly eroding away the city’s green canopy, with more than 6,000 elms slated to be removed this year. Winnipeg’s ash trees are also in danger. https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/featured/trees-451332803.html  
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Love in the Air? – Manitoba Breeding Bird Atlas goes live

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  • On October 8, 2017
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From the mixed-grass Prairie habitats of the southwest through the bushy boreal forests of the Interlake and all the way up to the coastal ecosystems of Churchill, a new tool is giving bird-curious Manitobans an intimate look at where avian species get it on in the province. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-breeding-bird-atlas-1.4344870    
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