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Forest Fragmentation Research Highlighted in Conservation Magazine

Conservation Magazine.pngConservation Magazine features highlights of a recently published forest fragmentation study led by EFETAC research ecologist Kurt Riitters. The research, which quantified forest fragmentation in the eastern United States, is described in Conservation Magazine's online article, "Picking Up the Pieces."

The Wildlife Professional
Features Forest Service Climate Change Adaptation Efforts

Wildlife Professional.pngThe Fall 2011 issue of The Wildlife Professional, a publication of the Wildlife Society, features several Forest Service projects that are helping forests, grasslands, and wildlife adapt to climate change. The Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO) and Climate Change Resource Center (CCRC) are included in an article that begins on page 42.


Baton Rouge's The Advocate Discusses Online Climate Change Tools

The_Advocate.pngThe Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO) and Climate Change Resource Center (CCRC) are featured in The Advocate in an article about the climate change "wild card" challenging forest managment and planning. Read the article.

EFETAC Research and Tools Highlighted in Compass Magazine

The 18th issue of the Southern Research Station's Compass magazine–themed "Managing Forests in Climate Change Times"–contains several articles and briefs covering ongoing EFETAC research and developing tools, including:


- Answering the Call: Making Science Accessible for Forest Planners

- The Water Web

- Trees in Transition

- Crafting Future Forests

- Climate Change Invasions

Download the issue.

EFETAC Climate Research Featured in News & Observer

News & Observer logoEFETAC ecologist Steve McNulty discusses interacting threats to forest health in "Behaviors of birds, bees, ants, fish hint at climate change," an article that appeared in the North Carolina Triangle area's News & Observer on May 1, 2011. Read the article.

The Blue Banner
Reports on Collaborative Efforts

UNCAsheville_Transparent.jpgThe University of North Carolina Asheville's (UNCA) newspaper, The Blue Banner, covered the ongoing partnership between EFETAC and UNCA's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center. The Early Warning System, a key project, is highlighted. Read the article.

Natural Inquirer
Features EFETAC Hydrology Research

Natural Inquirer.jpgNatural Inquirer, a middle school science education journal, features EFETAC hydrology research in a climate change-themed edition. EFETAC scientists Johnny Boggs, Ge Sun, Steve McNulty, and Emrys Treasure are also profiled. Access the journal and the article, "Did They Make the Gradient? Climate and Stream Temperatures Now and Into the Future."

New Features Enhance Web-based Climate Change Tool

TACCIMO V2.0EFETAC has announced recent upgrades to the Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO), an interactive, Web-based tool that provides users opportunity to integrate current climate change science into land management planning decisions. Read more...

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