A New Future for Mine Lands in the Central Appalachians

In Central Appalachian, mine lands can be restored to forests in ways that benefit biodiversity, carbon storage and local economies.

Matthew L. Miller

Protecting and Restoring the Floodplain Forest

Floodplain forests are among the most biologically rich habitats, but they’re critically imperiled.

Matthew L. Miller

How Sea-level Rise Impacts Marsh Sparrows

Scientists are studying the effects of sea-level rise on salt marshes, and two imperiled sparrow species.

Lauren D. Pharr

Science for Evaluating Flood Risk + Improving Community Resilience

A new study examines flooding from Hurricanes Matthew and Florence and finds current hazard maps are inadequate for accurately assessing flood risks and protecting communities in North Carolina.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief