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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 facilities and guidance on assessing vulnerabilities on transportation assets. In addition to list of upcoming events it includes information about various climate change references for…


Posted by Okan Pala on March 12, 2015 at 3:55pm

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

Integrated Crop Livestock Systems a Win-Win

Dr. Alan Franzluebbers, a Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) partner and scientist for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Raleigh, NC, recently had his research on grazing cattle in cover crop systems …


Posted by Sarah Wiener on February 23, 2015 at 8:30am

Forests Provide Clean Drinking Water for the South

Report provides new level of detail about water from forested lands

A recent report by the U.S. Forest Service shows that for over 19 million people in the South – roughly the…


Posted by Zoe Hoyle on February 19, 2015 at 3:00pm

Raleigh Blueprint 2.0 workshops rescheduled due to winter weather

Last winter, a series of iconic pictures--snapped on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh as commuters left work early in the face of oncoming snow--ignited the imagination of amateur photo-editors everywhere.  WRAL, the local news station, even posted a…


Posted by Hilary Morris on February 19, 2015 at 12:00pm

SEACAP results complete!

As the champagne corks popped to welcome in 2015, the SEACAP team had other reason to celebrate, as well: the completion of the…


Posted by Erik Martin on February 18, 2015 at 12:00pm


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