Laramie, Wy – A research scientist says global warming is real and is already having an impact on wildlife in the lower 48 states. The Wildlife Federations Senior Science Advisor is Doug Inkley. He was the lead scientist in a report issued by the Wildlife Society that predicted that the impacts would only get worse. Inkley who graduated from the University of Wyoming in the 80's says the Equality state will likely see some impacts as well. Most of those will occur to animals in higher elevations.
Inkley says plants and trees are already seeing impacts as are bird populations. Inkley is hoping that hunters and outdoor enthusiasts will take an interest in the report.