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Welcome to astronomical fall!

While climatologists celebrated the return to autumn several weeks ago, the rest of the world is celebrating the start of astronomical fall today at 10:21 am EDT.  Here are some stories about the autumnal equinox and the migration of birds.  Enjoy those cooler temperatures soon! EarthSky: All you need to…
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Workshop: Prepare, Respond and Adapt: Is Georgia Climate-Ready?

Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources Coastal Division is hosting a workshop November 2-3 on Jekyll Island GA.  The conference web site is at http://coastalgadnr.org/ClimateConference.  Here is some information about the conference from their web site.  I’ll be presenting there on agriculture and climate but there are many other great speakers as…
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Conserving Working Land and FORCES Seminar & Dinners

The NC Forest Service and the the NC Wildlife Resources Commission have teamed up with NC State University Extension Forestry, with support from the USDA Forest Service, to offer forest landowners these special 2-hour workshops with dinner. If you have managed forestland in the areas around Holly Shelter Game Lands,…
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Happy Meteorological Fall, y’all!

Even though astronomers use the autumnal equinox as the marker for the official start of fall, climatologists use September 1.  Historically it made calculations a lot easier and better represents the transition from the three hottest months to the cooler fall.  And just in time comes some cooler weather, which…
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Upcoming Climate Learning Network webinars

CLN and ANREP Climate Science Initiative (CSI) Join Forces for a New Webinar Series The Climate Learning Network has teamed up with ANREP CSI to present a new fall webinar series which kicks off with The Northeast Regional Climate Hub’s Erin Lane and our own Dan Geller discussing new efforts…
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The ‘Great American Eclipse’ is a year from today

Exactly one year from today, a large part of the United States will see a solar eclipse of the sun as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun.  The path of totality will pass directly over northeast Georgia and most of South Carolina. There was a lot of…
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