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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: Mapping ecosystem services to enhance conservation

“Mapping ecosystem services to enhance conservation” with Katie Warnell, policy associate in the Ecosystem Services Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University In this webinar, Katie will introduce the Nicholas Institute’s work on ecosystem services mapping and discuss how these mapping products can be used to enhance conservation work in the [...]

By |July 18th, 2019|0 Comments

First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs): The effects of climate variability on vegetation phenology across Great Smoky Mountains National Park

View this month's agenda The Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center hosts First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs), monthly information sharing forums featuring presentations about research activities focused on climate change impacts to eastern forest ecosystems. Scientists from the USDA Forest Service Northern and Southern Research Stations participate in the 1 1/2 hour web-based [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

An accounting approach to ecosystem services for public- and private-sector decision making in the United States

Location: Online Webinar Date & time: Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm Contact: Katie Locklier, katie.locklier@duke.edu Natural capital accounting—a tool being used in dozens of countries globally and by the private sector—tracks changes in ecosystem services and directly ties these changes to costs and benefits across different economic sectors. In this National Ecosystem Services Partnership webinar, Ken Bagstad [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs): Managing for a delicious ecosystem service under a changing climate

View this month's agenda The Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center hosts First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs), monthly information sharing forums featuring presentations about research activities focused on climate change impacts to eastern forest ecosystems. Scientists from the USDA Forest Service Northern and Southern Research Stations participate in the 1 1/2 hour web-based [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum – Longleaf pine management: Modeling increased water availability from prescribed fire

October 20th, 2016: “Longleaf pine management: Modeling increased water availability from prescribed fire” with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic LCC The South Atlantic LCC has been collaborating with U.S. Forest Service hydrologists to predict increased water availability resulting from longleaf pine management. This is part of a larger effort to make proposals to national programs from the South Atlantic region [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Does carbon in wetland soils go with the flow?

Among the various providers of ecosystem services, forested wetlands might be the champions. With their sponge-like abilities, they supply and purify water, protect communities from flooding, offer habitat for diverse species, produce timber and other goods, and present many opportunities for recreation and general enjoyment. Hidden in wetland soils is another critically important benefit: storage [...]

By |April 7th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Does carbon in wetland soils go with the flow?