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Landscapes standing sentinel in Eastern North Carolina

Eastern North Carolina has a wealth of natural and working lands that are important to the nation’s defense, as recognized in an exciting announcement from N.C. Agriculture Commissioner, Steve Troxler, last month. As part of the [...]

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Great video on aquatic connectivity for use with the public

This video on aquatic connectivity put together by Freshwaters Illustrated is the final piece of the Southeast Connectivity Assessment Project, or SEACAP. It serves as a great mechanism to increase awareness about aquatic connectivity issues in [...]

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: Member Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Great video on aquatic connectivity for use with the public

2016 South Atlantic Migratory Bird Initiative (SAMBI) annual accomplishment report

I am happy to announce that partners in the South Atlantic Migratory Bird Initiative (SAMBI) Region had another great year securing funds and conserving bird habitat through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the [...]

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North Carolina STIP comment period now open

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has announced an open comment period through July 22nd on their draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP), which will address North Carolina’s transportation needs for FY2018 through 2027. [...]

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NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program funding opportunity announcement

The NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program has released its next federal funding opportunity (FFO-2017), which is focused on living coastal and marine resources and their habitats (click here for full announcement).  This funding competition continues [...]

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Appalachian LCC and U.S. Forest Service launch “ecosystem benefits and risks” website

Appalachian communities often place value on the unique sense of place that comes from living in largely forested areas, but rapid urbanization, energy development, and climate change can put these values at risk. Photo [...]

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