The Bradford Bounty Exchange is a collaborate effort between the NC Urban Forest Council, NC State Extension, NC Forest Service and NC Wildlife Federation that aims to reduce the amount of invasive Bradford pear trees in North Carolina and expand native tree canopy. Participants who cut down Bradford pear trees on their property may register to pick up to five native trees of their choice at the Bradford Bounty Exchange event.
The Coastal Society (TCS) (https://thecoastalsociety.org/) invites you to attend a forum on Priority Issues in Coastal North Carolina, hosted by UNCW's Center for Marine Science in partnership with North Carolina Sea Grant. This one-day in-person event will feature plenary speakers from state government, NGOs, and academia plus breakout sessions for in-depth discussion of priority coastal issues in North Carolina - Natural & Community Resilience, PFAS, and Marine Spatial Planning. Join us for lively dialogue and extensive networking throughout the event and afterwards (happy hour at Wilmington Brewing Company!). All coastal or environmental professionals and students at the undergraduate level or higher are encouraged to attend and anyone interested in these topics is also welcome!
Join the NC Climate Education Network for an open house webinar focused on ocean acidification and its effects in North Carolina. This webinar will feature Dr. Janet Reimer and Dr. Liz Perotti, both of NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program, and Knauss Fellow Natalie Lord, also with the Ocean Acidification Program.
The Carolinas Collaborative on Climate, Health, and Equity will host a free webinar on climate change trends, focusing on the impacts of sea level rise on septic systems and water quality. Jane Harrison, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal economics specialist, will facilitate a conversation among experts on Wednesday, November 29, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time.