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A new interactive education module on climate change effects

The Climate Change Resource Center (CCRC; www.fs.usda.gov/ccrc/) has released a new interactive online education module on climate change effects on forests and grasslands. The module, “Climate Change Effects on Forests and Grasslands: What You Need to Know”, gives a brief overview of climate change effects on water resources, vegetation growth, wildlife, and disturbances.  The CCRC’s [...]

By |March 30th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on A new interactive education module on climate change effects

Forests provide clean drinking water for the South

Report provides new level of detail about water from forested lands A recent report by the U.S. Forest Service shows that for over 19 million people in the South – roughly the population of Florida – clean water begins in the region’s national forests. The report provides information at a level not previously available on [...]

By |February 19th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Forests provide clean drinking water for the South

Interactive climate change resources from the Forest Service

Clear, engaging, and scientifically accurate climate education is the first step to incorporating climate change into natural resource management. In order to help bridge that gap, the USDA Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center has released a new interactive online education module on basic climate change science and climate modeling. The module, “Climate Change Science and [...]

By |April 1st, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Interactive climate change resources from the Forest Service

New Member of South Atlantic LCC Staff

Hi everyone, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself as the newest member of the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative’s (SALCC) support staff. I join the Cooperative after recently moving from Carbondale, IL, were I received my M.S. in Forestry from Southern Illinois University. Since arriving, I have been excited (and slightly overwhelmed) [...]

By |February 4th, 2013|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on New Member of South Atlantic LCC Staff

LCCs and the U.S. Forest Service: Working together for vulnerability assessments & forest planning

While this project and collaboration are not taking place in the South Atlantic LCC, this is a great example of how different agencies and organizations can work together to adapt existing tools to their needs. By doing so they are furthering conservation goals of everyone involved while not duplicating efforts. What do EcoAdapt, the California [...]

By |December 3rd, 2012|Member Blog|Comments Off on LCCs and the U.S. Forest Service: Working together for vulnerability assessments & forest planning