Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Upcoming webinar: Drought and Urban Forests

A webinar on the impacts of droughts on urban forests is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25 at 2 pm EDT.  It is being offered by the US Forest Service.  You can get more information on it at http://www.climatewebinars.net/webinars/drought-urbanforests. A brief description is shown below. Preregistration is not required. Recent droughts have…
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NRCS: Longleaf Pine Initiative

The National Resources Conservation Service has released a new implementation strategy for longleaf pine restoration that has some useful resources for foresters.  It describes the importance of longleaf pine communities in keeping ecosystem diversity and discusses plans for how to maintain and improve longleaf pine forests.  You can read more…
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Carbon dioxide in atmosphere keeps rising in spite of stabilized emissions

Late in June the New York Times reported that scientists measuring the carbon dioxide of the atmosphere have found a troubling trend–even though emissions of CO2 have leveled off globally, the carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere is continuing to rise.  This makes the scientists wonder where the rising CO2…
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