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4th National Climate Assessment – key messages for the Southeast

The 4th National Climate Assessment has been released by the Global Change Research Program. I’m including a summary of the key messages for the Southeast Region and some links below. Key messages for the Southeast: Southeastern cities are highly vulnerable to heat, flooding, and vector-borne disease (think mosquitoes borne diseases). In rural communities, more frequent [...]

By |December 17th, 2018|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on 4th National Climate Assessment – key messages for the Southeast

Third Thursday Web Forum: South Atlantic and Southeast Blueprint improvements

“Building better Blueprints: Improvements on the way for the Southeast and South Atlantic” with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic Blueprint Join us for the May web forum to hear Rua discuss a few of the improvements in the works for the fall update of the Southeast and South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint. Improvements include integrated hubs and [...]

By |May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

South Atlantic is global hotspot of turtle diversity

You've probably heard a number of the recent assessments showing how the South and the Southern Coastal Plain are global diversity hotspots. There's an interesting paper out in Nature Ecology and Evolution that looks more closely at global reptile richness. One of the more interesting patterns came out when they looked at global turtle species [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on South Atlantic is global hotspot of turtle diversity

The South Carolina Stream Conservation Planning Tool

Part of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region. To see other webinars in this series, visit http://www.fws.gov/southeast/webinars/. The South Carolina Stream Conservation Planning Tool Wednesday, April 26, 10:00 am ET The South Carolina Stream Conservation Planning decision support tool provides users the [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Everglades: The next increment of hydrologic restoration

Part of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region. To see other webinars in this series, visit http://www.fws.gov/southeast/webinars/. Everglades: The next increment of hydrologic restoration Wednesday, April 12, 10:00 am ET The Everglades are one of the largest restoration projects in the world. [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

How a long-term collaborative effort with multiple partners helped restore and protect the integrity of a bottomland hardwood system on a dam regulated river

Part of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region. To see other webinars in this series, visit http://www.fws.gov/southeast/webinars/. How a long-term collaborative effort with multiple partners helped restore and protect the integrity of a bottomland hardwood system on a dam regulated river Wednesday, [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Using full life cycle habitat requirements of sturgeon and mussels to develop and apply metrics for assessing flow changes in a regulated river

Part of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region. To see other webinars in this series, visit http://www.fws.gov/southeast/webinars/. Using full life cycle habitat requirements of sturgeon and mussels to develop and apply metrics for assessing flow changes in a regulated river Wednesday, March [...]

By |March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Where has the grass gone? Factors impacting submerged aquatic vegetation bring together partners at Mattamuskeet NWR

Part of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region. To see other webinars in this series, visit http://www.fws.gov/southeast/webinars/. Where has the grass gone? Factors impacting submerged aquatic vegetation bring together partners at Mattamuskeet NWR Wednesday, February 15, 10:00 am ET Lake Mattamuskeet is [...]

By |February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Landscape scale assessment of floodplain inundation frequency using Landsat imagery

Part of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region. To see other webinars in this series, visit http://www.fws.gov/southeast/webinars/. Landscape scale assessment of floodplain inundation frequency using Landsat imagery Wednesday, January 11, 10:00 am ET In large river ecosystems, the timing, extent, duration and [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Sound sheds light: How side scan sonar helps advance the aquatic conservation mission

Part of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region Sound sheds light: How side scan sonar helps advance the aquatic conservation mission Wednesday, December 14, 10:00 am ET With access to low-cost, side imaging sonar and the development of tools and techniques [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|0 Comments