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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

South Atlantic LCC-funded study that produced beach birds indicator published earlier this year

Earlier this year, Dr. Betsy von Holle and her colleagues published a study in the Journal of Wildlife Management about the effects of sea-level rise on coastal nesting species. The paper is open access, so you can read it for free here: https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jwmg.21633. The study shows that sea-level rise is increasing the vulnerability of the [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on South Atlantic LCC-funded study that produced beach birds indicator published earlier this year

Third Thursday Web Forum: Shifting opportunities for prescribed fire in the Southeast in a changing climate

**Please note, Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) credits are available from the Society of American Foresters (SAF) for this webinar!** “Shifting opportunities for prescribed fire in the Southeast in a changing climate” with Adam Terando, Research Ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Adam will review the results of a collaborative project [...]

By |May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

In development: Better predictions of future salt marsh habitat

Salt marsh in Core Banks, NC. Photo by John Buie/Flickr,  CC BY 2.0. Predicting where future salt marsh habitat will be, and how much we'll have, can be tricky. Over the last year or so, Amy and I have been working with Steve Hartley and Dan Stone from U.S. Geological Survey on improved [...]

By |May 8th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on In development: Better predictions of future salt marsh habitat