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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

*RESCHEDULED* Third Thursday Web Forum: Developing regional GIS-based coastal resilience assessments

This web forum was rescheduled from January due to the government shutdown. "Developing regional GIS-based coastal resilience assessments” with J. Greg Dobson, Director of Geospatial Technology at the National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) As sea levels rise and coastal storm events occur with increased intensity and frequency, many coastal communities—both human and natural—have become more [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

4th National Climate Assessment – key messages for the Southeast

The 4th National Climate Assessment has been released by the Global Change Research Program. I’m including a summary of the key messages for the Southeast Region and some links below. Key messages for the Southeast: Southeastern cities are highly vulnerable to heat, flooding, and vector-borne disease (think mosquitoes borne diseases). In rural communities, more frequent [...]

By |December 17th, 2018|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on 4th National Climate Assessment – key messages for the Southeast

Learn how others in the South Atlantic are adapting to climate change using the new Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE)!

If you’re looking for information on how to adapt to climate change, check out the Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE). CAKE is a knowledge sharing platform featuring high-quality climate change adaptation case studies, tools, and resources spanning all phases of the adaptation process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and monitoring). Drawing from the feedback of their [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|Member Blog|Comments Off on Learn how others in the South Atlantic are adapting to climate change using the new Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE)!

Webinar: Communicating about risk – it’s more than just information

The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST on Communicating About Risks - It's More than Just Information. Click here to learn more and register! Wondering why people don't respond the way you want them to when it comes to information about flooding, climate change, and other risks? Communicating about [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|0 Comments