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Oct. 20: SE CASC science seminar on coastal mangroves in a warming climate

This fall and early winter the Southeast CASC will be hosting a virtual science seminar series highlighting SE CASC funded projects that support resource management actions across the Southeast. Join us on October 20 at 11am ET for the first presentation in the series by Dr. Mike Osland: Refining Tipping Points for Range Expansion of Coastal [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Oct. 20: SE CASC science seminar on coastal mangroves in a warming climate

Monitoring changes in wetland elevation on Southeast National Wildlife Refuges

Wetland ecosystems are critical for providing important ecological functions. For example, tidal marshes and coastal wetlands help in absorbing energy of storms and preserving shorelines, improving water quality in bays and estuaries, providing nutrients to marine food webs, and supplying critical habitat for both the reproduction of a suite of ocean species and for use [...]

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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 Center, the State Climate Office of North Carolina, the Climate Change and Society Program at NCSU, the Museum of Life [...]

By |August 14th, 2020|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Climate-Conscious NC: Community conversations about climate change and climate-related extreme hazards

Third Thursday Web Forum: Perspectives on prescribed fire management in longleaf

**Please note that we’re using Zoom for this webinar instead of the usual connection information – please register in advance!**   **Also, 1 Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) credit is available from the Society of American Foresters (SAF) for this webinar!**   “Perspectives on prescribed fire management in longleaf pine ecosystems: The context of landscape transformation [...]

By |July 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum: Building adaptive capacity in a coastal region experiencing global change

**Please note that we’re using Zoom for this webinar instead of the usual connection information – please register in advance!** “Building adaptive capacity in a coastal region experiencing global change” with Mitch Eaton, Research Ecologist, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Join us for the second webinar in a Spring/Summer Science Series brought to you by [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum: Consequences of urbanization and climate change on human and ecosystem health

**Please note that we're using Zoom for this webinar instead of the usual connection information - please register in advance!** “Consequences of urbanization and climate change on human and ecosystem health” with Steve Frank, Professor, Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology at NC State University Join us for the first webinar in a Spring/Summer Science [...]

By |April 16th, 2020|0 Comments

The Nature Conservancy’s Resilient Coastal Sites for Conservation in the South Atlantic

Marsh on Bulls Island at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in SC. Photo courtesy of the USFWS. Our coastal and estuarine environments are key areas to build and sustain resiliency in the face of climate change. These places provide important habitats for wildlife and provide vital ecosystem services like shoreline stabilization, water filtration, [...]

By |December 9th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on The Nature Conservancy’s Resilient Coastal Sites for Conservation in the South Atlantic

Third Thursday Web Forum: Resilient Coastal Sites for conservation in the South Atlantic United States

“Resilient Coastal Sites for conservation in the South Atlantic United States” with Analie Barnett and Mark Anderson, The Nature Conservancy's Conservation Science Program Coastal areas in the South Atlantic provide critical habitat for wildlife and are home to a human population that continues to grow faster than that of inland areas. Yet coastal wetland sites [...]

By |November 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum: Predicting future salt marsh change along the South Atlantic coast

“Predicting future salt marsh change along the South Atlantic coast” with Daniel Slone, Research Ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey Wetland and Aquatic Research Center The South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint is a data-driven spatial plan that identifies priority areas for shared conservation action.  It incorporates information on current resources, and conservation plans based on terrestrial, [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Fall Third Thursday Web Forum lineup now available

We've lined up speakers for the next three Third Thursday Web Forums. As always, these webinars are held on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am Eastern time! We'll take December off for the holidays, so this will take us into the new year. >>Click here for an interactive pdf of the flyer, [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Fall Third Thursday Web Forum lineup now available