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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 North Carolina Sentinel Landscape Partnership, 33 eastern counties in North Carolina were federally designated as Sentinel Landscapes. The Sentinel Landscape designation is a [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Landscapes standing sentinel in Eastern North Carolina

Southeast Regional Climate Hub to Hold Greenhouse Gas and Adaptation Workshop

The Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a workshop focusing on adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in Buford, GA on November 17-18. The workshop will have expert speakers from across the Southeast, providing information on adaptive strategies that make agricultural and forest lands more resilient to [...]

By |July 29th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Regional Climate Hub to Hold Greenhouse Gas and Adaptation Workshop

Southeast Regional Climate Hub Director to host webinars for Climate Learning Network

Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) Director, Steve McNulty, will be hosting a webinar titled “A Method for Building Trust and Collaboration in Addressing Climate Change Impacts” on August 6th and 20th, both at 1pm EST. The first webinar will focus on working with cooperators, and the second on talking to the general public. The Climate Learning Network is [...]

By |July 28th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Regional Climate Hub Director to host webinars for Climate Learning Network

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 land. [...]

By |March 13th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Controlling weeds in conservation tillage systems