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Third Thursday Web Forum: At-risk species conservation in the longleaf system

June 15th:  “The Longleaf ARC Project: Accelerating conservation of at-risk species in the longleaf system” with Brian Crawford, University of Georgia The longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) ecological system supports many priority at-risk species designated for review for listing under the Endangered Species Act, including five species of herpetofauna: the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), gopher frog (Lithobates capito), striped [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

2016 Biennial Longleaf Regional Conference

A Working Forest for the Long Run The 2016 Biennial Longleaf Conference, sponsored by The Longleaf Alliance, is a regional conference that isfocused on the restoration and conservation of the longleaf ecosystem that once dominated the landscape within the southeastern United States. The theme of the 11th biennial conference is "A Working Forest for the [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Impacts of conservation actions on water quantity and quality

I've been spending a lot of time working with Blueprint users this year. Whether they're looking at land protection, prescribed fire, stream restoration, or even fishery management one key theme keeps emerging: water. How would proposed conservation actions impact water quantity and quality? That's often an entire scored section of a proposal for national funding [...]

By |September 30th, 2016|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Impacts of conservation actions on water quantity and quality

Have any leaf area index data for longleaf or shortleaf pine?

Lately I've been working with some 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 more competitive. More and more national programs that fund protection, restoration, and management are including water-related impacts in [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Have any leaf area index data for longleaf or shortleaf pine?

Third Thursday Web Forum

September 17th, 2015: "Advancing species distribution models to identify restoration sites for Bachman's sparrow (Peucaea aestivalis) in an urbanizing environment" with Bradley Pickens, Postdoctoral Research Associate, South Atlantic LCC The fire-dependent longleaf pine savanna ecosystem occupies only 3-5% of its historic range, and recently, a great emphasis has been placed on restoration. Meanwhile, rapid urban development continues in the southeast; [...]

By |September 17th, 2015|0 Comments