South Atlantic LCC

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Announcing--the LCC Network Conservation Science Plan!

I am very pleased to share with you the new LCC Network Conservation Science Plan. It has truly been a collaborative process to develop this science plan that identifies common science and technical priorities and practices that transcend individual LCC geographies in support of landscapes…


Posted by Elsa Haubold on November 23, 2015 at 10:30am

Reflections on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium

Wow--what an exciting SEAFWA conference! As you probably heard, the Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies hosted its 69th annual conference earlier this week in Asheville, NC. The theme was "conserving large landscapes", and with…


Posted by Hilary Morris on November 6, 2015 at 11:30am

Connecting actions to indicators: an update from the Duke team

For many conservation or resource management organizations, understanding how to measure the impacts of management actions is an important task and the South Atlantic LCC is no exception. The endpoints are clear--the Blueprint indicators-- so the task becomes modeling how management…


Posted by Christy Ihlo on November 4, 2015 at 3:30pm

Webinar: Navigating the Data Basin Platform - A Guided Tour (Nov 19, 1 pm EST)

Do you want to use the Conservation Planning Atlas, but haven't had a chance to explore it yet? Maybe a short introduction is all that stands between you and a world of great spatial data. Check out the Webinar "Navigating…


Posted by Amy Keister on November 3, 2015 at 3:30pm

Jekyll Island State Park Authority, Georgia, seeking research proposals to support native plant conservation

The Jekyll Island State Park Authority (JIA) is seeking proposals from highly-qualified applicants in response to the RFP available at the following link. Please consider and distribute to any prospects in your networks.

The impetus for this…


Posted by Ben Carswell on October 6, 2015 at 1:30pm

Virginia is for longleaf lovers

At times it’s difficult to work in the conservation field and not feel jaded. There is always so much to do and it's hard to measure our progress towards the end goal. When will we arrive at that future point we describe as sustainable, viable, and complete? Time is limited, decisions must…


Posted by Louise Vaughn on October 6, 2015 at 9:30am

Where are my protected lands?

Hi Everyone,

I wanted to let you know about some tips and exciting new updates about how to access, use, and view protected areas within our South Atlantic LCC geography. Knowing where protected lands are is extremely important.  One might think finding region-wide, accurate, and regularly maintained data sets representing protected lands is easy, but it’s not.


Each federal, state and private organization that manages lands across our area…


Posted by Amy Keister on October 5, 2015 at 3:30pm

South Atlantic LCC events at the 2015 SEAFWA conference

Are you attending the 2015 SEAFWA conference next month in Asheville, NC? If so, there will be plenty of opportunities to talk to South Atlantic LCC staff and get an update on the Conservation Blueprint. I think you'll find your cooperative is very well represented at this conference! Come find us at one…


Posted by Hilary Morris on October 5, 2015 at 12:30pm

Mallory Martin will be the new South Atlantic LCC Coordinator

On behalf of our chair of the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative, I am pleased to announce that Mallory Martin has accepted the position of South Atlantic LCC Coordinator, effective Nov. 15, 2015. Mallory is retiring from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as the agency’s Chief Deputy…


Posted by Rua Mordecai on October 5, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

New climate change and sea turtles project

Several years ago, the South Atlantic LCC funded a project to link long-term survey data for four species of sea turtle, three species of shorebird, five species of seabird, and two beach mouse species to maps of coastal sea-level rise vulnerability…


Posted by Janet Cakir on October 5, 2015 at 9:00am


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