Climate change is a hidden crisis. Even its most massive effects, like glaciers melting or ice sheeets breaking, happen slowly. That makes seeing it hard, especially close to home. But its effects are showing up in greater Portland, from changing nesting habits of birds to tree die-offs on hilltops.
Metro's conservation scientist explain what changes we are seeing now, what we expect to see in the future and they offer insights into what we can all do to make our communities more resilient to these changes, and even how we can help slow or stop them. Learn more about global climate change's local effects in the the spring 2020 issue of Our Big Backyard, Metro's quarterly parks and nature magazine.
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