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Piedmont prairie survey going out to sample of the general public

Suther Prairie in NC is an example of a wet prairie. Photo courtesy of Southeastern Grasslands Initiative. Thanks to some great progress in the Piedmont, the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative is piloting an approach [...]

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Piedmont prairie video now official selection of the 2020 Longleaf Film Festival

You might remember the short videos on Piedmont prairies I wrote about a few months ago. As part of an effort to spread the word beyond the usual suspects, we submitted the short version of [...]

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The Southeast CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series

As I mentioned last month, we're partnering with the wonderful folks at the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (SE CASC) to put on a great webinar series this April through July! These webinars will take [...]

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Landowner compliance with management incentives

This project explored landowner compliance with wildlife-friendly mowing recommendations and management to reduce woody encroachment in grasslands. Grassland photo by National Park Service. Okay, this paper is actually from Kentucky, but it provides [...]

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Road salting doesn’t seem to have major aquatic impacts in South Atlantic

Truck salting the roads. Photo by Kate Ter Haar, Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0. Every winter, I wonder about the impacts of salting the roads on urban streams. We don't do it much around [...]

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2020 SECAS products and benefits for the South Atlantic

The South Atlantic Blueprint is moving to a finer resolution this year. There are a number of cool things in the works for the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) this year. Not only [...]

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