In recent years, unreliable snow cover and wild temperature swings have caused headaches for our winter recreation industry, and all those who love to ski, ice-fish, or snowmobile. But the impacts go beyond disappointment: there are animal and forest health affects as well, including the beloved Sugar maple.
- Elizabeth Burakowski - Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at UNH.
- Jessyca Keeler - Executive Director at Ski New Hampshire, a statewide association that represents the 33 alpine and cross country ski areas in the state.
- Steven Roberge - Natural resources field specialist at the UNH Cooperative Extension.
Check out Climate Central's interactive map that shows how much temperature has changed in cities across the U.S.
"UNH Climate Research: Less Snow Hurts Economies & Environment," by Annie Ropeik for NHPR.
"The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Climate," from Protect Our Winters.