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An integrated ecosystem model for the entire South Atlantic region

Wouldn't it be great if we could predict how our actions would impact all the ecosystems of the South Atlantic? How does forest management impact water quantity, quality, and aquatic species? How do oyster reefs affect marine fish? How about economic incentives and different types of land protection---how do actions on a specific parcel impact freshwater and [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on An integrated ecosystem model for the entire South Atlantic region

First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs): Impacts of wildland fire on water quantity and quality

The Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center hosts First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs), monthly information sharing forums featuring presentations about research activities focused on climate change impacts to eastern forest ecosystems. Scientists from the USDA Forest Service Northern and Southern Research Stations participate in the 1 1/2 hour web-based meeting on the first [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Resilience planning workshop for water utilities

Attend a free, interactive training workshop to help water sector utilities: Learn how environmental conditions and extreme weather events (e.g. flooding and drought) in the Southeastern United States could impact drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities; Explore strategies for enhancing utility resilience to these events and reducing long-term risk to water infrastructure and resources; Help [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

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 population of Florida – clean water begins in the region’s national forests. The report provides information at a level not previously available on [...]

By |February 19th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Forests provide clean drinking water for the South