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News from the South Atlantic Blueprint: June 2021 Newsletter

News from the South Atlantic Blueprint: June 2021 Newsletter

In this Issue: Draft South Atlantic Blueprint 2021 is available online (minus corridors); SECAS Steering Committee update; Summer Third Thursday Web Forum schedule announced.

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Registration Now Open | TRBN's 2021 Annual Meeting (August 10-11th)

Join us for the Tennessee River Basin Network's Annual Meeting

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News from the South Atlantic Blueprint May 2021 Newsletter

News from the South Atlantic Blueprint May 2021 Newsletter

Register for a Blueprint workshop, new beta Southeast Blueprint viewer, the role of user support, and more

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National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter May 7 2021

National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter May 7 2021

New blog post on urban forests, Arbor Day updates, and more!

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Driptorch Digest May 2021

Driptorch Digest May 2021

The May Driptorch Digest is Now Available!

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Tennessee River Basin Network Newsletter May 2021

Tennessee River Basin Network Newsletter May 2021

Network News | Funding & International Conference

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Call for Nominations – 2021 Tennessee River Basin Celebration Awards

Call for Nominations – 2021 Tennessee River Basin Celebration Awards

Celebrating successes of our conservation community is a foundational part of The Tennessee River Basin Network's (TRBN) mission. We are excited to announce that the TRBN's 2021 Call for Nominations for the Tennessee River Basin Celebration Awards is now open. Each year two awards are given to an individual or organization whose work directly moves the needle for freshwater conservation in the Basin. Awards include a plaque, $5,000 prize, and recognition during our annual celebration banquet. Any individual or organization working in the Tennessee River Basin (AL, GA, NC, VA, KY, TN, MS) can be nominated. Submission deadline: June 4th.

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Funding for TN Partners | Riparian Restoration | Submission deadline: June 15

Funding for TN Partners | Riparian Restoration | Submission deadline: June 15

The submission period for the TRBN's 2021 Tennessee Shade Your Stream funding cycle is now open. The purpose of this grant opportunity is to provide technical and financial assistance to TRBN partners in the implementation of an educational riparian restoration project within the Tennessee River Basin geography across the state of Tennessee.

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21st century conservation: A vision of collaboration across landscapes

21st century conservation: A vision of collaboration across landscapes

Just one week after taking office, the Biden administration proposed an ambitious conservation agenda to stem the loss of biodiversity, enhance environmental equity and justice and curb the drivers of climate change. The agenda envisions engaging state, tribal, local and territorial officials, farmers and forest landowners, fishermen and others to conserve 30 percent of our lands and waters by 2030.

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Bog Turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii)

Bog Turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii)

Learn about The Nature Conservancy's work to save North America's smallest turtle.

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Prescribed Fire Effects on Water Quality in the Southern Appalachians April 22nd, 12:00-1:00 EST

Kipling Klimas (Utah State University) will discuss his work assessing the impact of prescribed fire on high value forested watersheds in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains.

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National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter April 16 2021

National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter April 16 2021

Smokey awardees named, NASF rallies support for new bill & Forest Stewardship Program...

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Conservation Corridor April 2021 Newsletter

Conservation Corridor April 2021 Newsletter

Identifying priority areas for binational connectivity of large carnivores.

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Paul Hessburg: Why Wildfires Have Gotten Worse-and What We Can Do About It

Megafires, individual fires that burn more than 100,000 acres, are on the rise in the western United States -- the direct result of unintentional yet massive changes we've brought to the forests through a century of misguided management. What steps can we take to avoid further destruction? Forest ecologist Paul Hessburg confronts some tough truths about wildfires and details how we can help restore the natural balance of the landscape.

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USDA Invests $28 Million in New Projects to Help Restore Lost Wetland Functions, Benefits on Agricultural Landscapes

USDA Invests $28 Million in New Projects to Help Restore Lost Wetland Functions, Benefits on Agricultural Landscapes

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $28 million in six new Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP) projects and four ongoing ones, which enable conservation partners and producers to work together to return critical wetland functions to agricultural landscapes. Partners will contribute $2.82 million, bringing the total investments to $30.82 million.

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New Frameworks Guide Conservation Action

New Frameworks Guide Conservation Action

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is unveiling new action-based frameworks to increase conservation work to address threats facing America’s working rangelands. These frameworks are designed to benefit both agriculture and wildlife in sagebrush and grassland landscapes of the western United States.

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Tennessee River Basin Network Annual Meeting Aug 10 & 11 2021

You are a vital part of our Network! Come join us virtually to continue our collective work towards a Tennessee River Basin where aquatic and human life thrive!

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