SOUTH PARIS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and McLaughlin Garden and Homestead plan to host a panel discussion on how climate change impacts plants.

The talk is set for 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at 97 Main St.

The moderated conversation covers the impacts of climate change on plants with experts in the fields of horticulture, agriculture, ecology, forestry and climatology. Panelists will include Hannah Mullally, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Rebecca Long, Sean Horan and Sean Birkel, UMaine Cooperative Extension; and Andrew Tufts, Maine Audubon.

The discussion will include strategies for individuals and communities to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Attendees may submit questions for the panelists ahead of time by way of a link provided in the registration confirmation email.

This program is offered free of charge, but registration is required at umaine-extension.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207-743-6329 or


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