Climate change threatening Illinois’ wildlife, forests, grasslands

Read the full story from ABC7.

The impacts of climate change on wildlife throughout Illinois is already showing up.

Warmer weather, especially in the winter, combined with more frequent heavy rain events, is having a slew of effects on the grasslands, forests and the wildlife of Illinois.

Of all the natural areas in Illinois, 75% is grasslands, this is where we are seeing some of the greatest impacts of climate change.

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