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The Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center's Global Change Fellows present: Disaster Recovery During a Global Pandemic

The Global Change Fellows of the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center have congregated a multi-disciplinary panel to address how COVID-19 has affected disaster recovery and community resilience strategies. The seminar will be structured as a panel discussion among scientists and professionals from the Eastern and Western regions of the United States, and the Caribbean. They will bring their expertise and experience as they answer questions provided by the Fellows and audience members. Our panelists will explore the changes and adjustments to disaster recovery due to COVID-19 and discuss the implications for future actions on disaster recovery and community resilience.

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Cal FIre Incidents

Cal FIre Incidents

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) responds to all types of emergencies. When the Department responds to a major CAL FIRE jurisdiction incident, the Department will post incident details to the web site. Major emergency incidents could include large, extended-day wildfires (10 acres or greater), floods, earthquakes, hazardous material spills, etc. This is a summary of all incidents, including those managed by CAL FIRE and other partner agencies.

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USDA Launches Strategy to Continue Conserving the Gopher Tortoise and its Critical Habitat

USDA Launches Strategy to Continue Conserving the Gopher Tortoise and its Critical Habitat

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has released its new 5-year plan to conserve the Southeast’s threatened gopher tortoise by focusing on the conservation and restoration of its key habitat, the longleaf pine forests. Acting NRCS Chief Kevin Norton told Southeast AgNet the fate of the gopher tortoise is linked to habitat quality, and efforts to conserve habitat on private lands will be critical to its continued survival.

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Scientists Uncover Secret In Centuries-Old Mud, Drawing A New Way To Save Polluted Rivers

Scientists Uncover Secret In Centuries-Old Mud, Drawing A New Way To Save Polluted Rivers

A pair of east coast scientists met and fell in love over an interest in researching mud, years before producing a paper that would change how the Eastern United States conducts river restoration.

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They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?

This is a story about frustration, about watching the West burn when you fully understand why it’s burning — and understand why it did not need to be this bad.

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A Prophet Of Soil Gets His Moment Of Fame

A Prophet Of Soil Gets His Moment Of Fame

More than 40 years ago, in Nigeria, a young scientist named Rattan Lal encountered an idea that changed his life — and led, eventually, to global recognition and a worldwide movement to protect the planet's soil.

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You're Invited! Perspectives on Prescribed Fire Management in Longleaf Pine Ecosystems

SE CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series July 16 2020.

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National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter July 3, 2020

National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter July 3, 2020

NASF releases COVID-19 stimulus platform, backs bill to improve GNA...

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WFSU FM Florida-Perspectives: Prescribed Burns

WFSU FM Florida-Perspectives: Prescribed Burns

The recent and devastating fire near Eastpoint in Franklin County has led to a larger discussion about prescribed burns. Talking about it are: Kevin Hiers and Dr. Kevin Robertson from the Tall Timbers Research Station; and Dr. David Godwin with the Southern Fire Exchange at the University of Florida.

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Outside Online-The Future of Fire

Outside Online-The Future of Fire

To reduce the intensity of megafires in America, we’d need to treat and burn about 50 to 80 million acres of forest. So, how do we do it? What would it cost? How long would it take? Is it possible? In this episode we look at whether or not there’s anything we can do about wildfires in the West—and the likelihood that we’ll take action on potential solutions.

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Driptorch Digest No. 45 June 2020

Driptorch Digest No. 45 June 2020

A Newsletter for the Southern Prescribed Fire Community

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National Extension Wildland Fire Initiative Quarterly Meeting

Join the National Extension Wildland Fire Initiative for our quarterly Zoom meeting. This meeting will feature brief presentations on emerging wildland fire Extension projects in Pennsylvania and Florida. We will also discuss ways NEWFI members across the country have adapted to offering wildland fire programming remotely due to restrictions related to COVID-19.

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South Atlantic Blueprint Newsletter June 2020

South Atlantic Blueprint Newsletter June 2020

Big improvements to Blueprint methods, forest retention analysis uses Blueprint, Piedmont prairie survey preview.

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You're Invited - Clarifying Science Needs for Southeastern Grasslands: The Piedmont, Coastal Plain, and Beyond-June 18, 2020

Join us via Zoom for this collaborative webinar series hosted by the Southeast CASC and the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint team. The SE CASC South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series will take the place of the South Atlantic Third Thursday Web Forum for the spring and summer months. We hope you will join us as we highlight some of the SE CASC funded science projects relevant to conservation throughout the Southeast and South Atlantic region.

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Healing from the Inside Out

Healing from the Inside Out

Perspectives from the first Indigenous woman to ever serve as a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Native American liaison

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National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter May 22, 2020

National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter May 22, 2020

BeOutdoorSafe launches, agencies continue to grapple with COVID-19...

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River Network River Rally

River Network River Rally

Hosted annually by River Network, River Rally provides an inspiring and energy-infused touchpoint for nonprofit groups from across the U.S. and beyond, as well as for agency and foundation representatives, industry innovators, philanthropists, academics, students, and community leaders. We bring thought leaders and practitioners together to accelerate progress towards an equitable and sustainable water future.

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Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Newsletter  May 2020

Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Newsletter May 2020

Welcome to the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center’s May 2020 newsletter.

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