Christine Brown

About Christine Brown

Christine Brown is a PhD candidate at North Carolina State University. She works with Dr. Nick Haddad studying the effects of corridors on spider resource subsidies for the Corridor Project at Savannah River Site, SC. She enjoys studying the dramas of tiny predators, likening them to little cougars and wolves, but with more replication. For more information visit

Save Hofmann

2017-03-18T23:00:25+00:00 June 9th, 2015|

NC State University planned to sell Hofmann Forest - the largest state-owned landscape in North Carolina. Ron Sutherland, conservation scientist at the Wildlands Network, planned to stop it. But there's one catch: The Hofmann is a short-rotation pine plantation that is managed for timber. What makes it valuable for conservation? In a word? Connectivity.

Using green roofs for urban connectivity

2016-10-14T10:10:53+00:00 March 10th, 2014|

Urbanization is a key reason for connecting landscapes, but increasing connectivity within cities is an important challenge. Green roofs, rooftops designed with shallow soil and stress tolerant vegetation, have been used mostly for properties like [...]