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What can we do to sustain our lands, waters and cultural treasures today and for future generations? The South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative is a partnership that brings together federal, state and local organizations across six states to answer that critical question. Together, we’re creating a blueprint for action.

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  • USGS landcover predictions

New historic landcover data shows agricultural past of the South Atlantic

New USGS predictions of historic landcover change simplified to only show agriculture (orange), urban (red), and open water (blue). As part of a larger carbon modeling project, USGS recently released yearly landcover predictions going back to 1938. It provides a really interesting view into our heavily agricultural past [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|

An update from the coordinator

It's time for another update on your cooperative, the LCC Network, and ideas about the future of collaborative conservation in general. Thanks for your calls and emails supporting the work of your cooperative, and your concerns regarding staff during this period of budgetary uncertainty. Much has happened in the last [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|

Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space

This great article by Judith Moen about Atlanta's BeltLine and the benefits of urban open space appeared in the July Bulletin of the Network for Landscape Conservation. The original Ensia article (which includes some great photos) appears here: https://ensia.com/articles/urban-trail/. Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|