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Shifts in planting zones in the US between 1971-2000 and 1981-2010

In my meetings this week I was reminded that many farmers use USDA planting zones to determine what varieties of trees and crops to plant. Hardiness zones are related to the average coldest day of the year.  Here is an interesting comparison of how these zones have changed over time…
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NOAA OceanAdapt tool shows how fish have migrated over time

NOAA has a new tool in their Climate Resiliency Toolkit which allows you to look at the migration of a variety of sea life over time. It’s called OceanAdapt and you can read about it at or go directly to the link at It includes information for dozens…
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