IN THIS ISSUE...
- Webster Gallery - Scenes from the Red Hills
- Thinning pines and removal of upland hardwoods
- Carolina Regional Quail Project Field Day
- Tall Timbers’ Bobwhite Quail Management Handbook Published
- Kate Ireland Memorial Auction & Dinner
RESEARCH & LAND MANAGEMENT
- Digging Up Some New Dirt on One of Our Most Reclusive Animals — the Pocket Gopher
- Blowdown event of longleaf pine in the Red Hills creates opportunity for better understanding carbon storage by old trees
- Fire Frequency Effects on Soil Carbon
- Above average adult bobwhite survival sets stage for good late season hatch
Summer 2017 | Vol 10 | No 3
Tickets to the dinner and auction have sold out, but you can still bid on auction items using the online bidding site. The auction features an inspiring collection of world class artwork, unparalleled hunting and fishing opportunities, and unique offerings from the Red Hills Region and beyond. Online bidding begins Monday, September 4 at 5 PM.
The atypical ENSO weather patterns that we have experienced this summer has provided a respite from the drought conditions, but has resulted in some subtle oscillations related to the quail hatch. During March and April the dry weather had many in the region concerned that burning would not get completed due to difficulty of obtaining permits.
"Soil respiration" is the term used to describe the release of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the soil to the atmosphere as a result of respiration of living things in the soil, including plant roots, microscopic organisms, and burrowing animals. It is an important component of global carbon cycles and helps us identify net sources and sinks of CO2, a greenhouse gas, among different land uses and ecosystems.
Scenes from the Red Hills IV at the Webster Gallery By Juanita Whiddon, Archivist and Historical Resources Coordinator The fall exhibit at Tall Timbers’ Webster Gallery has traditionally been paintings set in our Red Hills region. This year over 20 artists have submitted more than 30 paintings dealing with some of the plants, animals, buildings, […]