In this WUSF Public Media article, Dan Herms, vice president of research and development at the Davey Institute, and Dan Lambe, CEO of the Arbor Day Foundation, talk about the effects of climate change on plant hardiness zones.  

Posted: March 16, 2023

As sea levels rise, saltwater intrusion and heat will create challenges for certain plantsPhoto of the Hardiness Zone Map and trees to survive in the coming years, and Florida is on the front lines.  

A new interactive map shows how climate change will affect plant hardiness zones in Florida, as people will soon have to plant different tree species in their yards and parks.  

To read Dan’s comments, click here 

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