Southern species becoming more common in parts of New England
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Global warming is reshaping butterfly communities in the Northeast, according to trends that have been well documented by butterfly enthusiasts and citizen scientists in Massachusetts.
During the past 19 years, the Massachusetts Butterfly Club has logged species counts on more than 20,000 treks in the area, with their observations filling a crucial gap in the scientific record.
Filed under: biodiversity, climate and weather, endangered species, Environment, global warming | Tagged: butterfiles, climate change, global warming, Harvard Forest, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Butterfly Club | 5 Comments »