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Climate Change in Glacier National Park

For more than a decade, research ecologist Dan Fagre of the USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center has worked to understand how climate change will affect mountain ecosystems such as Glacier National Park, the cornerstone of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem. In this episode, Fagre predicts that rising temperatures will cause Glacier National Park to be glacier-free by 2020.

In this episode, we speak with Dan Fagre, a research ecologist at the Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center of the United States Geological Survey. For more than a decade, Fagre has worked to understand how climate change will affect mountain ecosystems such as Glacier National Park, the cornerstone of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem. Fagre predicts that rising temperatures will cause Glacier National Park to be glacier-free by 2020.

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