Return to SE Firemap
return
return to main site

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sections
Personal tools
You are here: Home News & Events

News & Events

Sometimes, the simplest things can help wildlife

Sometimes, the simplest things can help wildlife

Sad to say, but that wide-open home on the range that Bing Crosby sings about in Brewster Higley’s “Home on the Range” has been steadily diminishing with every passing decade as the Western landscape has been sliced and diced by roads and barbed-wire fences.

Read More…

NRCS in Florida Announces Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Signup

NRCS in Florida Announces Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Signup

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced they are accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). While NRCS does accept ACEP applications year-round, producers and landowners should apply by December 31, 2021 to be considered for funding in the current cycle.

Read More…

Urban Forestry Grants Revitalize Communities

Urban Forestry Grants Revitalize Communities

DOVER, Del. — The Delaware Urban and Community Forestry Program has awarded $135,193 for 36 tree projects through its annual grant program, which offers up to $5,000 for projects on public land and community open space. All municipalities, homeowner associations, and certified nonprofits in Delaware can apply. Since it began, the program has provided over 588 grants for more than $1.86 million and planted more than 16,000 trees. The goal is to help communities increase tree canopy and promote the natural benefits of trees: cleaner air and water, increased property values and civic pride, and reduced storm water runoff and flooding.

Read More…

Webinar: Native Warm-Season Grass Forages and Grazing Management for Bobwhites

Webinar: Native Warm-Season Grass Forages and Grazing Management for Bobwhites

Join us for a two-day webinar discussing native warm-season grass forages in the eastern U.S. and integrating grazing management for Northern Bobwhites.

Read More…

Flagler County Land Management assists Central Florida Prescribed Fire Council instructing wildland fire training class in Apopka

Flagler County Land Management assists Central Florida Prescribed Fire Council instructing wildland fire training class in Apopka

Twenty-one students from nine different organizations across the state of Florida participated in the training.

Read More…

IN Workshop - Native grasses in Prescribed Grazing Systems

Using Native Warm-Season Grasses in a Grazing System Participants will learn the latest research-supported methods for reliable native forage establishment and grazing management to maintain grass vigor and animal performance through the summer. This training is being presented by The Center for Native Grasslands Management and NBCI through a grant provided by Quail Forever and the Natural Resources Conservation Service in support of the Working Lands For Wildlife: Bobwhite in Grasslands project. Topics to be covered: Bobwhite basics, bobwhite habitat considerations in grazing lands Overview of native warm-season grass (NWSG) establishment Why use NWSG in your grazing system – animal performance and economics How to manage NWSG forages – maintaining vigor and productivity, impact on bobwhite and other grassland birds NWSG in complementary cool-season grass systems. Registration: No registration fee, but registration is required. Please RSVP to jhodge34@utk.edu. Lunch will be provided to participants.

Read More…

TN Workshop - Native grasses in Prescribed Grazing Systems

Using Native Warm-Season Grasses in a Grazing System Participants will learn the latest research-supported methods for reliable native forage establishment and grazing management to maintain grass vigor and animal performance through the summer. This training is being presented by The Center for Native Grasslands Management and NBCI through a grant provided by Quail Forever and the Natural Resources Conservation Service in support of the Working Lands For Wildlife: Bobwhite in Grasslands project. Topics to be covered: Bobwhite basics, bobwhite habitat considerations in grazing lands Overview of native warm-season grass (NWSG) establishment Why use NWSG in your grazing system – animal performance and economics How to manage NWSG forages – maintaining vigor and productivity, impact on bobwhite and other grassland birds NWSG in complementary cool-season grass systems Registration: No registration fee, but registration is required. Please RSVP to jhodge34@utk.edu. Lunch will be provided to participants.

Read More…

Northern bobwhite, Grasslands and Savannas National Partnership Meeting, Feb 23rd-24th 2021 Webinar Presentation

Northern bobwhite, Grasslands and Savannas National Partnership Meeting, Feb 23rd-24th 2021 Webinar Presentation

Presentations from the 2021 WLFW Northern Bobwhite, Grasslands and Savannas Partnership Meeting

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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

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

Read More…

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

Read More…

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!

Read More…

Driptorch Digest May 2021

Driptorch Digest May 2021

The May Driptorch Digest is Now Available!

Read More…

Tennessee River Basin Network Newsletter May 2021

Tennessee River Basin Network Newsletter May 2021

Network News | Funding & International Conference

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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.

Read More…