Not So Sweet: Climate Change Means Slow-Growing Sugar Maples, Study Finds

Not So Sweet: Climate Change Means Slow-Growing Sugar Maples, Study Finds

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Sugar maple trees need snow to keep their roots warm. This allows them to grow fast enough to help maintain people

If the snowpack keeps dwindling around northeastern maple trees, it’s possible that by the end of the century, proper conditions for making maple syrup might no longer exist, suggests a new study.

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