Volume 7, Issue 5 - November/December 2014
Center News, Publications, Products, and Events
- USDA and the nation celebrated Native American Heritage Month in November, themed “Native Pride and Spirit: Yesterday, Today, and Forever.” Events across the country honored contributions from American Indians and Alaska Natives that strengthen and enrich communities and society. Right: A painting by Onondaga Snipe Clan artist Brandon Ganyada∙kda Lazore featured on a USDA poster illustrates the connection between the wellbeing of the land and that of the next seven generations.
- The Southeast Regional Climate Hub, hosted by the Eastern Threat Center’s Raleigh, NC, office, released a new online resource with information and tools to help farm and forest land owners and managers, extension agents, and other partners adapt to stressors from a changing climate. Read more in CompassLive...
- In partnership with Project Learning Tree, the PINEMAP project has developed a secondary education module, Southeastern Forests and Climate Change. Several Center researchers and cooperating scientists support PINEMAP with models and information about carbon and water cycles in managed forests.
- The Climate Change Resource Center features a new case study of the science and management partnerships that guided the Francis Marion National Forest through revision of its Land and Resource Management Plan, including support from the Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO).
- Visit the First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs) webpage for archived resources and upcoming FFACCTs topics.
- Guo, Q.F. 2014. Plant hybridization: the role of human disturbance and exotic invasion. Diversity and Distributions 20:1345-1354.
- Potter, K.M. and F.H. Koch. 2014. Patterns of forest phylogenetic community structure across the United States and their possible forest health implications. Forest Science 60(5):851-861.
- Mátyás, C. and G. Sun. 2014. Forests in a water limited world under climate change. Environmental Research Letters 9:085001.