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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

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

Landscapes standing sentinel in Eastern North Carolina

Eastern North Carolina has a wealth of natural and working lands that are important to the nation’s defense, as recognized in an exciting announcement from N.C. Agriculture Commissioner, Steve Troxler, last month. As part of the North Carolina Sentinel Landscape Partnership, 33 eastern counties in North Carolina were federally designated as Sentinel Landscapes. The Sentinel Landscape designation is a [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Landscapes standing sentinel in Eastern North Carolina

New PINEMAP tools help foresters plan for the future

The PINEMAP decision support system (DSS) is a map-based collection of climate and forest productivity web tools designed to provide region-wide information on likely future climate risks, opportunities, and impacts on southern pine at a watershed-scale. DSS tools transform output from PINEMAP research into a framework to allow professional foresters and clients to make informed [...]

By |December 17th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on New PINEMAP tools help foresters plan for the future

Southeast Regional Climate Hub to Hold Greenhouse Gas and Adaptation Workshop

The Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a workshop focusing on adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in Buford, GA on November 17-18. The workshop will have expert speakers from across the Southeast, providing information on adaptive strategies that make agricultural and forest lands more resilient to [...]

By |July 29th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Regional Climate Hub to Hold Greenhouse Gas and Adaptation Workshop

Southeast Regional Climate Hub Director to host webinars for Climate Learning Network

Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) Director, Steve McNulty, will be hosting a webinar titled “A Method for Building Trust and Collaboration in Addressing Climate Change Impacts” on August 6th and 20th, both at 1pm EST. The first webinar will focus on working with cooperators, and the second on talking to the general public. The Climate Learning Network is [...]

By |July 28th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Regional Climate Hub Director to host webinars for Climate Learning Network

Third Thursday Web Forum

April 17th, 2014:  "Can forests take the heat?  Managing pests and ecosystem services in a warming climate" with Steve Frank, Ph.D., North Carolina State University Trees help mitigate the urban heat island effect and provide other services to urban residents. Unfortunately, herbivores are often more abundant and damaging on urban than rural trees.  We have found [...]

By |April 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

November 15th, 2012:  "What is PINEMAP and how can it help you?" with Heather Dinon, State Climate Office of North Carolina Instructions for Instant Net Conference (visual): 1. Click here to join the meeting (please join about 5 minutes before start time). 2. Enter the required fields. Meeting Number: 441906303 Meeting Passcode:  there is no passcode – JUST LEAVE BLANK 3. [...]

By |November 15th, 2012|0 Comments