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Where the wild things are will be: Mapping the South’s future forest landscapes and the wildlife that depend on them

As development pressures increase, climatic patterns shift, and sea levels rise, the South’s forest resource is increasingly faced with fragmentation, degradation, and loss from land use conversion. Forestlands play a critical role in providing clean drinking water, wildlife habitat, and recreation opportunities, and in supporting rural economies based on traditional and non-traditional forest products. To [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Where the wild things are will be: Mapping the South’s future forest landscapes and the wildlife that depend on them

Webinar: Changes in Southern forested landscapes under alternative climate change & urban growth scenarios

Please register for Changes in Southern Forested Landscapes under Alternative Climate Change & Urban Growth Scenarios on Nov 17, 2016 2:00 PM Eastern at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7442944231045961220 If you are a forester, private landowner, or state/federal agency forest manager, then you will want to see the jaw-dropping results of a project assessing "Changes in Forested Landscapes of the Gulf [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Webinar: Changes in Southern forested landscapes under alternative climate change & urban growth scenarios

Please register for the webinar Changes in Southern Forested Landscapes under Alternative Climate Change & Urban Growth Scenarios on Nov 17, 2016 2:00 PM EST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7442944231045961220. If you are a forester, private landowner, or state/federal agency forest manager, then you will want to see the jaw-dropping results of a project assessing "Changes in Forested Landscapes of the Gulf [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Member Blog|Comments Off on Webinar: Changes in Southern forested landscapes under alternative climate change & urban growth scenarios

Could increasing climate variability usher in “the Age of the Mediocre Forest?”

In 2001, when large numbers of red spruce trees began dying atop Mt. Mitchell in western North Carolina, U.S Forest Service researchers stepped in to investigate. During the four years before the researchers’ arrival, unusual drought and abnormally high air temperatures combined with acid rain pollution and a rare outbreak of southern pine beetles to [...]

By |July 9th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Could increasing climate variability usher in “the Age of the Mediocre Forest?”