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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

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 coastal resilience specialist to be stationed at the program’s Raleigh office. Requirements and other details are available in the online [...]

By |October 7th, 2019|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on NC Sea Grant seeks coastal resilience specialist

*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

Third Thursday Web Forum: The Nature Conservancy’s Resilient Coastal Sites project

“Identifying Resilient Coastal Sites in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico” with Analie Barnett and Mark Anderson, The Nature Conservancy Nearly half of all Americans live and work in coastal counties, areas that also provide critical habitat for a diversity of fish and wildlife. Important as these places are for supporting human and natural [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|0 Comments

TNC vs NFWF coastal resilience assessments

Barrier Islands in North Carolina | Credit: iStock There are a ton of coastal resilience assessments going on lately in the South Atlantic. There are two regional ones in particular that I get a lot of questions about: one by the Nature Conservancy and one by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Both [...]

By |March 9th, 2018|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on TNC vs NFWF coastal resilience assessments

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

Collaborative study offers insight on protecting valuable coastal resources based on “tipping points” for indicator species

News from the North Atlantic LCC: A new paper published by a team of scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Ocean & Coastal Management synthesizes existing information on ecological thresholds related to environmental changes -- including sea-level rise and coastal storms -- for 45 species of coastal fish, [...]

By |September 26th, 2017|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Collaborative study offers insight on protecting valuable coastal resources based on “tipping points” for indicator species

Florida Sea Grant research funding opportunity – coastal resilience

Florida Sea Grant is pleased to announce a special research funding opportunity focused on coastal resilience. Please widely distribute this email to your faculty, and pay particular attention to the fact that the research priorities identified below may best fit with the expertise of faculty in social science departments – so please help us get [...]

By |June 18th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Florida Sea Grant research funding opportunity – coastal resilience