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Virtual LUNCHBOX Talk: Mitigating Climate Change through NC’s Natural and Working Lands
March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
with Misty Buchanan, Director, NC Natural Heritage Program
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EST
Location: Zoom webinar
Fee: Free, $5 suggested fee
North Carolina’s Natural and Working Land Action Plan recommends 25 activities that will help increase North Carolina’s resilience to natural disasters and offset greenhouse gas emissions by sequestering and storing carbon. Developed through a stakeholder-driven process, the Action Plan recommends conserving, restoring, and managing lands in six sectors: Agriculture, Coastal Habitats, Floodplains and Wetlands, Forestry, Pocosins, and Urban Lands. It also outlines specific projects for North Carolina’s natural and working lands that sequester carbon, build ecosystem and community resilience, provide ecosystem benefits, enhance our economy, and recommend socially equitable implementation.
Brackish Marsh at Topsail Island, photo by Misty Buchanan