The Blueprint and building resilience

Hurricane Laura approaches the Gulf Coast. Photo by NOAA Satellites/Flickr. The sheer number and magnitude of the natural disasters in 2020 is breathtaking. While choosing just one catastrophe out of the cornucopia of calamities is hard, the record-breaking hurricane season must surely be toward the top of the list. For the first time [...]

By |October 5th, 2020|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on The Blueprint and building resilience

2018 Social Coast Forum: ​Social science for coastal decision-making

The Social Coast Forum will be taking place from February 5-8, 2018 in Charleston, SC. Economic, social, and cultural values and beliefs greatly influence behavior and decision-making. Understanding people’s feelings and perceptions can have a tremendous impact on coastal management efforts. The Social Coast Forum is all about the “people” side of coastal management. If you have [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Resilience planning workshop for water utilities

Attend a free, interactive training workshop to help water sector utilities: Learn how environmental conditions and extreme weather events (e.g. flooding and drought) in the Southeastern United States could impact drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities; Explore strategies for enhancing utility resilience to these events and reducing long-term risk to water infrastructure and resources; Help [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

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: 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

Southeast Resilient Landscapes Fund uses indicator to select focus area in the Greater Pee Dee

Many of you may remember that one of your cooperative's landscapes indicators (resilient biodiversity hotspots) is based on The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) Terrestrial Resilience Project. The new Southeast Resilient Landscapes Fund recently used the same information to select three focus areas (including the Greater Pee River area) for supporting land protection projects. It's great to [...]

By |June 11th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Resilient Landscapes Fund uses indicator to select focus area in the Greater Pee Dee

The Blueprint in the news

As communications person for your Cooperative, I get pretty excited when the Blueprint receives good press. And it's been getting an amazing amount of positive attention lately--so much that I wanted to blog about it! What perfect timing as we build momentum toward Blueprint 2.0 with our workshop roadshow. Remember the National Workshop on Large [...]

By |March 26th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on The Blueprint in the news