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February 2015 Blog Posts (9)

Integrated Crop Livestock Systems a Win-Win

Dr. Alan Franzluebbers, a Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) partner and scientist for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Raleigh, NC, recently had his research on grazing cattle in cover crop systems …

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Added by Sarah Wiener on February 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Zoe Hoyle on February 19, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Raleigh Blueprint 2.0 workshops rescheduled due to winter weather

Last winter, a series of iconic pictures--snapped on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh as commuters left work early in the face of oncoming snow--ignited the imagination of amateur photo-editors everywhere.  WRAL, the local news station, even posted a…

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Added by Hilary Morris on February 19, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

SEACAP results complete!

As the champagne corks popped to welcome in 2015, the SEACAP team had other reason to celebrate, as well: the completion of the…

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Added by Erik Martin on February 18, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Public Comment Period for Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Our National Parks are our treasures and responsibility. Please engage in the public comment period for the NC Highway 12 Protection activities Special Use Permit at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Comments are due by February 27, 2015.…

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Added by Louise Vaughn on February 12, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Spread the word - five reasons to attend a Blueprint workshop

South Atlantic staff need your help to turn out the conservation community for the upcoming Blueprint 2.0 workshops!  Want to see who's signed up so far?  …

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Added by Louise Vaughn on February 4, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

New South Atlantic report on threats to ecological systems

As you probably have noticed, most of the discussion about ecosystems within your Cooperative has been about the broad ecosystem types (Forested wetland, Marine, Upland hardwood, etc). Are there specific, finer-scale ecological systems that might fall through the cracks looking at such broad ecosystems?

This new report assesses threats to the 72 terrestrial ecological…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on February 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Ecosystem indicator revisions complete: Data access and next steps

Huge thanks to the more than 50 people from a diverse range of state, nonprofit, and federal organizations who were part of the ecosystem indicator testing and revision process. The revision process is now complete and the GIS layers for all the indicators are…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on February 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

State of the South Atlantic preview

Last month, I briefly previewed the upcoming State of the South Atlantic assessment. We’re still on track to release that by the Raleigh Blueprint workshops---and in fact, a small group of reviewers is looking at a draft right now. So, you’ll just have to wait a few more weeks for the big…

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Added by Hilary Morris on February 2, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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