Forest ThreatNet

Volume 12, Issue 2 - Spring 2018

Publications, Products, Events, and More

  • Joint_Conference_on_Forests_and_Water.pngCenter research hydrologist Ge Sun is an executive committee member and organizer for the Joint Conference on Forests and Water 2018, which will take place November 5-9 in Valdivia, Chile. Themed "Promoting the integration between forest ecosystems, water, and society," the conference will help link dynamic developments in Latin American forests to a global community of experts in forest hydrology, watershed ecosystem management, ecohydrology, climate, and environmental change.
  • Get to know the Forest Service Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) program! Barb Conkling, a North Carolina State University Research Assistant Professor and cooperator at the Eastern Threat Center's Research Triangle Park office, compiles a monthly FHM update that features news, events, publications, learning opportunities, and job advertisements. Contact Conkling to join the mailing list and begin receiving the monthly update, or contact FHM National Program Manager Tom Eager for more information about the FHM program.
  • agroforestry_USFS.jpgAs farm lands face changing weather, climate, and markets, tree-based management strategies (known as agroforestry) can improve their resiliency. Forest Service Research & Development has released a first-ever synthesis report on the topic.
  • With a new layout and improved search functions, there are more ways to discover great content on the Climate Change Resource Center (CCRC) to help with managing lands under a changing climate. Explore CCRC content by region, using a new clickable map function on the homepage, and sort results by topic to find more resources of interest. New additions are being made regularly, including topic briefings, tools, adaptation examples, fact sheets, and educational materials.



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Personnel updates

The Eastern Threat Center welcomes interns Tana Santilli (North Carolina State University) and Paige Williams (University of Kentucky)! They will be working at the Center's Raleigh office and assisting with laboratory and field work during the summer field season. Learn more about them and other students who have found internship opportunities with the Center.


 

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