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About Sarah Wiener

Sarah is the Coordinator for the Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH). She is in charge of assessing current climate change resources for and managing outreach and partnerships within the farming, ranching, and forester communities of the southeastern United States. Learn more about SERCH at https://globalchange.ncsu.edu/serch/

Climate Hub developing alerts for pests, heat stress, El Niño, and more

The USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) is focused on providing current and applicable climate information to land managers. One of the ways SERCH is accomplishing this is through a tool called SERCH LIGHTS, which is an email alert system that notifies subscribers when a climate-related threat is predicted for their location of choice. The [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Member Blog|Comments Off on Climate Hub developing alerts for pests, heat stress, El Niño, and more

USDA Climate Hubs Tool Shed

Last year, the USDA Regional Climate Hubs released our first Hub-wide product, the Climate Hubs Tool Shed. The Tool Shed is an online, searchable database of tools (data-driven, interactive websites and mobile apps) that can assist land managers, land owners, and extension professionals in adapting working lands to the impacts of climate change. While many of the [...]

By |February 4th, 2016|Member Blog|Comments Off on USDA Climate Hubs Tool Shed

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

Integrated crop livestock systems a win-win

Dr. Alan Franzluebbers, a Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) partner and scientist for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Raleigh, NC, recently had his research on grazing cattle in cover crop systems published in Southeast Farm Press. Dr. Franzluebbers’ 7-year study in the Piedmont region of North Carolina provides a win-win solution for farmers. By planting cover [...]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Integrated crop livestock systems a win-win

Brown Bags are back

The South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative’s (LCC) monthly Triangle Climate and Landscape Brown Bag will return in October, and with a fierce assemblage of climate-relevant organizations behind it.  In addition to coordination from South Atlantic LCC, three other organizations on North Carolina State University’s campus will also contribute to the event: the State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCONC), [...]

By |September 19th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Brown Bags are back