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Climate-Conscious NC: Community conversations about climate change and climate-related extreme hazards

Climate-Conscious NC is a series of free programs on how to become a Climate-Conscious member of the North Carolina community! This program is made possible by a wonderful partnership between the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science [...]

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Where the wild things are will be: Mapping the South’s future forest landscapes and the wildlife that depend on them

As development pressures increase, climatic patterns shift, and sea levels rise, the South’s forest resource is increasingly faced with fragmentation, degradation, and loss from land use conversion. Forestlands play a critical role in providing clean [...]

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Habitat suitability maps for at-risk herpetofauna species in the longleaf pine ecosystem

New data release! Gopher tortoise is one of five at-risk herps modeled in new habitat suitability maps. Through a massive, collaborative effort with Federal, State, and other partners, we have completed range-wide habitat [...]

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Priorities for conservation in Southeastern states: Newly created list of “Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need”

Shared from this guest blog on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy website by John Kanter and Bruce Stein, National Wildlife Federation   To provide greater clarity and focus for regional conservation and multi-state collaborations, a [...]

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NC Sea Grant seeks coastal resilience specialist

Cross-posted by request from NC Sea Grant. Original news release available here: https://ncseagrant.ncsu.edu/news/2019/09/nc-sea-grant-coastal-resilience-specialist/ by Katie Mosher, Communications Director, North Carolina Sea Grant Contact: Frank Lopez, 919-515-3012, fmlopez@ncsu.edu    North Carolina Sea Grant is looking for a [...]

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Member Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on NC Sea Grant seeks coastal resilience specialist
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Strategic forest and wildland fire management is necessary to safeguard urban water supplies

Forest landscapes are key resource areas for urban water supplies. All forests combined generate an estimated 57% of runoff worldwide, and provide water for more than 4 billion people. Water supply is one of several [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Strategic forest and wildland fire management is necessary to safeguard urban water supplies