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Ikes to consider global warming’s impact

Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

Global warming in Minnesota will be the featured topic Monday night at an Austin Izaak Walton League meeting.

Open to the public, the meeting is slated for 7 p.m. at the Izaak Walton Cabin in Austin’s Todd Park.

Nancy Lange, the Izaak Walton League’s Clean Air Program coordinator, plans to give a presentation titled "Global Warming in Minnesota, the Impacts on Hunting and Fishing."

In the United States, hunters and anglers increasingly are concerned about the effects of a changing climate, according to an Izaak Walton League news release.

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The league recently was commissioned by the nonprofit Wildlife Management Institute to investigate the projected effects of climate change for hunters and fishers in five states: Colorado, Maryland, Minnesota, New York and South Dakota. Research revealed that the threats are widespread.

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