South Atlantic Blueprint April newsletter: 2020 SECAS products, upcoming webinar series, landowner compliance with management incentives, and more

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April 2020 Newsletter


2020 SECAS products and benefits for the South Atlantic

by Rua Mordecai, Coordinator, South Atlantic and Southeast Conservation Blueprints

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There are a number of cool things in the works for the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) this year. Not only is that great for the Southeast, and for those that also work in areas outside the South Atlantic, but there’ll also be some nice improvements for things in the South Atlantic. For a recap of the SECAS products in the works this year, >>read Rua's blog...


The Southeast CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series

by Hilary Morris, User Support & Communications, South Atlantic and Southeast Conservation Blueprints

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We’re partnering with the wonderful folks at the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (SE CASC) to put on a great webinar series this April through July! These webinars will take place in our usual South Atlantic Third Thursday Web Forum Series time slot, on the third Thursday of every month at 10 am Eastern time. We’re calling it the SE CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series! How’s that for alliteration? To get a closer look at the flyer and the link to register, >>check out Hilary's blog...


Landowner compliance with management incentives

by Rua Mordecai, Coordinator, South Atlantic and Southeast Conservation Blueprints

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A recent study from Kentucky looked at landowner compliance with the terms of a grassland conservation program. This paper provides a great estimate of the rate at which landowners follow the terms of conservation incentives. For a link to the article, >>visit Rua's blog...


Road salting doesn’t seem to have major aquatic impacts in South Atlantic

by Rua Mordecai, Coordinator, South Atlantic and Southeast Conservation Blueprints

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Ever wonder about the impacts of winter road salting on urban streams? A recent paper looked a some of those impacts in the Northeast and Southeast United States. While there were certainly some impacts farther north, the researchers didn’t find problems in the sites in the South Atlantic. To read the full article, >>check out Rua's blog...

In this Issue:

2020 SECAS products and benefits for the South Atlantic

The Southeast CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series

Landowner compliance with management incentives

Road salting doesn’t seem to have major aquatic impacts in South Atlantic


Upcoming Events:

April 16th
Third Thursday Web Forum: Consequences of urbanization and climate change on human and ecosystem health

May 7th
Climate and Conservation Coffee


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