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Webinar: A methodology for assessing the vulnerability of fish and invertebrates to climate change

Thursday, June 2, 1 pm US EDT A Methodology for Assessing the Vulnerability of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change by Wendy Morrison of NOAA. To prepare for and respond to current and future changes in climate and oceans, fisheries managers and scientists need tools to identify what fishery resources may be most vulnerable in [...]

By |June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Webinar: The Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Tool for Coastal Habitats

Wednesday, April 27, 1 pm US EDT The Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Tool for Coastal Habitats by Jen Plunket of the North Inlet-Winyah Bay NERR, Scott Lerberg of the Chesapeake Bay NERR, and Robin Weber of the Narragansett Bay NERR. Changes in climate affect ecosystems directly and interact with current stressors to impact vital coastal [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Workshop: Building Adaptive Capacity in the Southeast & Caribbean through a Climate Community of Practice

The 2016 Southeast & Caribbean Climate Community of Practice workshop will be held April 13-15, 2016 in Tybee Island, GA. The workshop is intended to: • expand the climate literacy of all participants, exploring common language among community members, extension professionals, and scientist • provide a venue to share tools, training, and resources on actionable climate [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Webinar: The importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in adaptation planning

The Importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in adaptation planning Date: March 23, 2016 Register here: http://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/other-adaptation-events/webinars/importance-traditional-ecological-knowledge-adaptation-planning Join us March 23, 2016, 1PM EST/ 10AM PST for the quarterly National Adaptation Forum Webinar to learn about the importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in climate adaptation planning. TEK is knowledge handed down through generations through traditional stories and [...]

By |March 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

National Park Service Southeast Region climate change newsletter

Hi everyone, This is a newsletter I write about climate change for the National Park Service Southeast Region Parks. The purpose of the newsletter is to communicate about climate change happenings, etc... of interest to Park managers. If you have stories or ideas you'd like to contribute, I'm happy to include them in our next [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on National Park Service Southeast Region climate change newsletter

Climate change, uncertainty, and natural resources management

The Northeast Climate Science Center will host a webinar entitled, "Climate Change, Uncertainty, and Natural Resources Management", today, Wednesday, January 27, at 3:30 p.m. EST. Overview: Uncertainty impedes management, and climate change represents an important recent source of uncertainty. Adaptive resource management (ARM) was developed as a means of making good decisions in the face [...]

By |January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Greenhouse gas mitigation workshop

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Workshop Agricultural Solutions: adapting to and mitigating climate change on farms and forests in the Southeastern US When: January 20-21 2016 Where: Virtual; register at serch.us/workshop Who: NRCS extension, FSA, RD, FS Field Staff, state and private forestry, Land managers, landowners, general public How: Register at serch.us/workshop. Email Sarah Wiener with any questions (sswiener@ncsu.edu). [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

New PINEMAP tools help foresters plan for the future

The PINEMAP decision support system (DSS) is a map-based collection of climate and forest productivity web tools designed to provide region-wide information on likely future climate risks, opportunities, and impacts on southern pine at a watershed-scale. DSS tools transform output from PINEMAP research into a framework to allow professional foresters and clients to make informed [...]

By |December 17th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on New PINEMAP tools help foresters plan for the future

Winter 2015 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 [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Winter 2015 edition of the Southeast Region’s “Hot Topics” climate change newsletter

Third Thursday Web Forum

January 15th, 2015: "Assessing climate change vulnerability of ecosystems in the Southeast" by Jennifer Costanza, NCSU Biodiversity and Spatial Information Center To aid regional conservation planning efforts, Dr. Jennifer Costanza assessed climate change vulnerability for twelve ecosystems in the southeastern U.S. and Caribbean. For each ecosystem, she synthesized available literature and GIS data related to three components [...]

By |January 15th, 2015|0 Comments