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Public review period for draft 2015 NC Wildlife Action Plan

News releases and email notices have recently been sent to numerous media outlets, partners, and stakeholder groups to announce the public review period for the updated Wildlife Action Plan. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment on its draft 2015 North Carolina Wildlife Action…


Posted by Cindy Carr on July 31, 2015 at 8:30am

Extreme makeover: website edition

The South Atlantic LCC’s website has served us faithfully for the last several years. But how does that saying go? All good things must come to an end…and be followed by even BETTER things!

The staff of your Cooperative is incredibly excited to be wrapping up several months of work with a talented group of web designers from iostudio. They have developed a gorgeous new look for the website with a much more streamlined,…


Posted by Hilary Morris on July 30, 2015 at 11:30am

Please pardon the spam

Several members of the web community reached out with concern about a suspicious-looking comment posted on their profiles. It's been awhile since a spammer made it through our account management filters, but unfortunately one was able to create an account and used the opportunity to post on everyone's public…


Posted by Hilary Morris on July 30, 2015 at 11:00am

Southeast Regional Climate Hub to Hold Greenhouse Gas and Adaptation Workshop

The Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a workshop focusing on adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in Buford, GA on November 17-18.…


Posted by Sarah Wiener on July 29, 2015 at 12:00pm

South Atlantic LCC Coordinator position open on USAJobs® until July 13th

Everyone in the web community hopefully already received a direct email last week about the South Atlantic LCC Coordinator job posting. In case you haven't heard, your Cooperative is hiring a new Coordinator! The job advertisement has posted to the …


Posted by Hilary Morris on July 8, 2015 at 10:00am

Indicator revision process for this year

As most of you already heard, there will be a small indicator revision process this year. The focus will be on two things:

  • Reevaluating a few indicators that were removed in the last revision process due to lack of data, but now have new information available
  • Improving the GIS depictions of indicators

Depending on how things go, this will likely…


Posted by Rua Mordecai on July 8, 2015 at 9:00am

Blueprint helps bring new longleaf implementation funds to the South Atlantic

What's one of the biggest barriers to implementing the Blueprint? Money, right? That's why using the Blueprint to bring new conservation funds to the region is one of the major Blueprint use cases. It's also a continuing focus of the yearly South Atlantic LCC work plans. Now that there's been an official announcement, I can share with you a great…


Posted by Rua Mordecai on July 8, 2015 at 7:30am

Updating the Simple Viewer: Minimal is Big

Prepare yourself: it’s coming. Following the release of Conservation Blueprint 2.0, next month (August 2015) we will present the second generation of the Simple Viewer. This new viewer will display Blueprint 2.0, which uses indicators for terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments to produce a…


Posted by Louise Vaughn on July 7, 2015 at 3:30pm

Say it like you mean it

Choosing short and sweet indicator names in the State of the South Atlantic was a challenging exercise. Shakespeare tells us in Hamlet that “brevity is the soul of wit”—well, it’s also the soul of clear and understandable plain language writing. Who wants to slog through “percent impervious cover by…


Posted by Hilary Morris on July 7, 2015 at 9:30am

Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Public Draft Review


In 2012, the Gulf Coast Prairie, Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks, South Atlantic, and Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperatives initiated the Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA). The…


Posted by Amanda Watson on June 16, 2015 at 10:30am


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