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Full Proposal - A Stream Classification System for the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative
The goal of this project is to develop a hierarchical classification for stream and river systems within the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative ...
Researchers map fishing resources to assist land managers, anglers
Anglers in North Carolina and Virginia who are looking for privacy at good fishing spots should head for the mountains, according to a Virginia Tech study of ...
Kentucky partnership with Tennessee, Ohio and West Virginia will restore mussels in 180 miles of the Licking River
Imperiled species will benefit from a total of $5.6 million in grants for 16 projects in 12 states through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s competitive ...
Saving an Endangered Southern River
The Conasauga River courses through Jimmy Petty’s corn, bean and dairy farm near the Tennessee line.
Welcome Home, Winged Mapleleaf Mussel
An endangered mussel came home to a Tennessee River last week, a monumental reintroduction effort seven years in the making. On Wednesday, federal and state ...
Service Report: Nation’s Rivers Flow toward Better Habitat, Economies and Public Safety
More than 200 blockages in the nation’s major natural resource “arteries” were removed last year thanks to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Fish ...
Braven Beaty of The Nature Conservancy Clinch Valley Program
Braven Beaty discusses his work in the Appalachian region with mussels, the biological importance of the Clinch-Powell RIver Basin, and how the Appalachian LCC ...
A Stream Classification System for the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Unifying state-based stream classifications into a single consistent system, principal investigators at The Nature Conservancy developed a hierarchical ...
Ohio River Basin FHP Overview and Strategy
This presentation provides a general overview of the ORBFHP. It includes information on the regional partnership's mission, the region in which they are ...
Riparian Restoration Decision Support Tool
An innovative riparian planting and restoration decision support tool, funded by the Appalachian LCC, is now available to the conservation community. This ...
Riparian Restoration Decision Support Tool Fact Sheet
An innovative web-based tool - funded by the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) and developed by researchers from the U.S. Forest Service and ...
Tennessee River Basin Network Workshop and Awards Celebration
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has engaged multiple partners in hosting a Tennessee River Biodiversity Network Meeting.
A bold plan: The story of WVU and the salvation of a historic home for brook trout
A team at WVU has been working for years with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources to examine all of the factors that led to warmer temperatures, a ...
Watershed Decision Tool Webinar Series (UPDATE)
The USFWS Southeast Region Office is sponsoring a webinar series on Watershed Decision Tools with the aim of promoting awareness of the many various watershed ...
Conserving imperiled species in the Upper Tennessee River Basin
When we think of river life, for many of us a handful of animals may come to mind – trout, smallmouth bass, muskie. But in the Southern Appalachians, waters of ...
Restoration biologist Jess Jones receives Rachel Carson Award
Jess Jones, a restoration biologist in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, co-director of Virginia Tech’s Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Center, ...
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Neosho Mucket as Endangered and Rabbitsfoot as Threatened
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the Neosho mucket as endangered and the Rabbitsfoot as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Both ...
Riparian Restoration to Promote Climate Change Resilience in Eastern U.S. Streams
This presentation from Jason Coombs of the University of Massachusetts provides an update to the Steering Committee on this Appalachian LCC funded research ...
Tennessee River Basin Partnership Overview
An overview on the Tennessee River Basin as a priority landscape for the Appalachian LCC.
Biophysical controls on organic carbon fluxes in fluvial networks.pdf
Metabolism of terrestrial organic carbon in freshwater ecosystems is responsible for a large amount of carbon dioxide outgassing to the atmosphere, in ...
Differences and sensitivities in potential hydrologic impact of climate change to regional-scale Athabasca and Fraser River basins of the leeward and windward sides of the Canadian Rocky Mountains respectively
Sensitivities to the potential impact of Climate Change on the water resources of the Athabasca River Basin (ARB) and Fraser River Basin (FRB) were ...
Climate change effects on stream and river temperatures across the northwest U.S. from 1980–2009 and implications for salmonid fishes
Thermal regimes in rivers and streams are fundamentally important to aquatic ecosystems and are expected to change in response to climate forcing as the ...
Declining annual streamflow distributions in the Pacific Northwest United States, 1948–2006
Much of the discussion on climate change and water in the western United States centers on decreased snowpack and earlier spring runoff. Although increasing ...
Changes in winter precipitation extremes for the western United States under a warmer climate as simulated by regional climate models
We find a consistent and statistically significant increase in the intensity of future extreme winter precipitation events over the western United States, as ...
Density stratification in an estuary with complex geometry: Driving processes and relationship to hypoxia on monthly to inter-annual timescales
The density field in Narragansett Bay (NB), a northeast U.S. estuary with complex geometry that suffers hypoxia, is described and related to driving factors ...
A paradigm shift in understanding and quantifying the effects of forest harvesting on floods in snow environments
A well-established precept in forest hydrology is that any reduction of forest cover will always have a progressively smaller effect on floods with increasing ...
Enhanced poleward moisture transport and amplified northern high-latitude wetting trend
Observations and climate change projections forced by greenhouse gas emissions have indicated a wetting trend in northern high latitudes, evidenced by ...
Continuous flux of dissolved black carbon from a vanished tropical forest biome
Humans have used fire extensively as a tool to shape Earth’s vegetation. The slash-and-burn destruction of Brazil’s Atlantic forest, which once covered over ...
Ecological and Evolutionary Responses to Recent Climate Change
Ecological changes in the phenology and distribution of plants and animals are occurring in all well-studied marine, freshwater, and terrestrial groups. These ...
A globally coherent fingerprint of climate change impacts across natural systems
Causal attribution of recent biological trends to climate change is complicated because non-climatic influences dominate local, short-term biological changes. ...
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