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"Shored Up" movie screening at NCSU on 4/28


I just wanted to let those of you in the Triangle area know that the NCSU student chapter of the International Association for Society and Natural Resources (IASNR) will be showing the documentary "Shored Up" on Tuesday, April 28th at 7:00pm at…


Posted by Ginger Deason on April 23, 2015 at 1:40pm

Blueprint 2.0 workshops complete

Last Thursday was the final Blueprint 2.0 workshop. A very diverse group of about 25 people got together in the NC State Visualization Lab to review draft Blueprint layers and talk about the conservation future of the South Atlantic region.

Just like in other workshops, I floated between groups…


Posted by Rua Mordecai on April 6, 2015 at 9:30am

A New Interactive Education Module on Climate Change Effects

The Climate Chang e Resource Center (CCRC; has released a new interactive online education module on climate change effects on forests and grasslands.

The module, “…


Posted by Kailey Marcinkowski on March 30, 2015 at 1:16pm

Correcting a map error in the State of the South Atlantic

Some of the Blueprint 2.0 workshop participants who have a great eye for detail caught a mistake in one of the maps in the State of the South Atlantic. If you've looked at the assessment, you hopefully saw the map on the left defining the subregions of the South Atlantic geography, drawn based on…


Posted by Hilary Morris on March 30, 2015 at 10:30am

The Blueprint in the News

As communications person for your Cooperative, I get pretty excited when the Blueprint receives good press. And it's been getting an amazing amount of positive attention lately--so much that I wanted to blog about it! What perfect timing as we build momentum toward Blueprint 2.0 with our workshop…


Posted by Hilary Morris on March 26, 2015 at 3:00pm

Controlling Weeds in Conservation Tillage Systems

Conservation tillage systems are an important method for adapting to climate variability as they reduce erosion, soil water loss, and fuel use, while improving soil and water quality. For these reasons, conservation tillage is widely promoted by NRCS, promoting resilience to extreme precipitation and drought events. Cover crops used in these systems can also serve as grazing…


Posted by Sarah Wiener on March 13, 2015 at 11:09am

2015 Winter Edition of the Southeast Region's "Hot Topics" Climate Change Newsletter

Please find attached the Winter 2015 edition of the "Hot Topics" newsletter produced by the Southeast Regional Climate Change program.  In this edition of the newsletter, you will find various articles regarding forest vulnerability in southeastern parks, guidance on assessing climate hazards on…


Posted by Okan Pala on March 12, 2015 at 3:30pm

The State of the South Atlantic is Now Available

At last, the State of the South Atlantic is now available! This…


Posted by Hilary Morris on March 4, 2015 at 10:00am

Read the 2014 Annual Report

Your Cooperative has released its 2014 Annual Report highlighting the key accomplishments of the past year.  The staff has dedicated this year’s progress to our Coordinator, Ken McDermond.  …


Posted by Hilary Morris on March 4, 2015 at 9:30am

Working with Ken and his recent passing

As many of you already know, Ken passed away at the end of January. During and after his struggle with cancer there, was huge outpouring of support (to see some of it click here). His life and work…


Posted by Rua Mordecai on March 3, 2015 at 1:00pm


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