In the News
Forest Fragmentation Research Highlighted in Conservation Magazine
Conservation 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
The 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 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:
EFETAC Climate Research Featured in News & Observer
EFETAC 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
The 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, 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
EFETAC 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...