Restored habitat helping moose weather climate change

Scientists in Minnesota are restoring hundreds of acres of moose habitat near Lake Superior in an effort to help the majestic animals survive a warming climate.

A moose in northern Minnesota. (University of Minnesota photo)

A project funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative enabled researchers to restore 200 acres of moose habitat and evaluate whether moose are using another 800 acres of previously restored habitat.

The GLRI project is part of a larger effort to keep the moose herd in northeastern Minnesota from suffering a population crash that decimated the herd in the northwest part of the state. Read more here.

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