The APNEP Terrestrial Resources Monitoring & Assessment Team provides the partnership with technical guidance for monitoring and assessing a subsystem of the regional ecosystem: upland vegetation and associated fauna.  The team for Phase 1 was established in January 2009.  The team for Phase 2 was established in November 2017.

APNEP staff support:


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Terrestrial Resources Members

  • Rua Mordecai (STAC, Team Lead, South Atlantic Blueprint)
  • David Allen (NC Wildlife Resources Commission)
  • Jon Blanchard (NC Division of Parks and Recreation)
  • Johnny Boggs (US Forest Service, Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center)
  • Reide Corbett (STAC, East Carolina University, Dept. of Geological Science, Institute of Science and Coastal Policy)
  • Samir Dumpor (NC Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources)
  • John Iiames (STAC, US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development)
  • Elizabeth Kalies (The Nature Conservancy)
  • A.J. Lang (NC Forest Service)
  • Michael Schafale (NC Natural Heritage Program)
  • Dean Shields (US Natural Resources Conservation Service, Soil Survey Division)
  • Kelly Somers (US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 3)
  • Wendy Stanton (US Fish and Wildlife Service, South Atlantic Refuges Inventory and Monitoring Network)
  • John Taggart (University of North Carolina, Wilmington, ret.)
  • Rich Whittecar (STAC, Old Dominion University, Dept. of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences)















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