Amy Keister

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About Amy Keister

Amy coordinates GIS for the South Atlantic and Southeast Blueprints. She focuses on improving the geospatial models underlying the Blueprints, and on developing user-friendly GIS tools and models to help support collaborative landscape-scale conservation in the Southeast.

Draft Indicator Status Maps for Review and Discussion

You may have noticed that over the past few weeks we have been adding some new spatial data to the Conservation Planning Atlas.  These are draft datasets that support our early review draft of the State of the South Atlantic 2013.  These data are being grouped together in a gallery that you can access here or [...]

By |September 3rd, 2013|Blueprint Staff Blog|3 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum Recordings Online

If you missed the last two Third Thursday Web Forums, don't despair, you can now watch the recordings online!  See the links below.   May 16, 2013: Conservation Planning Atlas June 20, 2013: Indicators

By |July 1st, 2013|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Third Thursday Web Forum Recordings Online

Introducing Your South Atlantic Conservation Planning Atlas

I am pleased to announce that the South Atlantic Conservation Planning Atlas is available for your use.  We presented the Atlas to your Steering Committee on March 19 and now the site is live and just waiting for a visit from you!  We have added several key data layers and will be adding more as they [...]

By |April 1st, 2013|Blueprint Staff Blog|3 Comments

Conservation Planning Atlas in the Home Stretch

Last month I gave you a sneak peak of the Conservation Planning Atlas.  We are on schedule to release the site during our Steering Committee meeting in two weeks.  After we introduce the site to the steering committee, I will do another post to give you the link to the live site.  In the meantime, [...]

By |March 4th, 2013|Blueprint Staff Blog|2 Comments

Conservation Planning Atlas Nearing Release

Participants from your South Atlantic LCC have been steadily working with other LCCs in the Southeast on the pilot Southeast Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA) project.   Here is a sneak peak of the South Atlantic CPA home page.  The Atlas is scheduled to be released in March, so check back in next month to visit the [...]

By |February 4th, 2013|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Conservation Planning Atlas Nearing Release

Conservation Planning Atlas Update

Hi Everyone, John Tirpak, science coordinator for the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC, recently did a blog post about the CPA on the GCPO site.  His post was so great I decided to steal it to share with you all.  Enjoy! ***************************************************************************************************************** On Tuesday, June 19th, staff and partners from the Gulf Coastal Plains [...]

By |July 2nd, 2012|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Conservation Planning Atlas Update

Urban Growth Projection Data is now available

The  final version of the urban growth projection dataset is now available!  This urban growth probability extents throughout the 21st century for the Southeast Regional Assessment Project, which encompasses the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia and parts of the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, [...]

By |June 4th, 2012|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Urban Growth Projection Data is now available

Conservation Planning Atlas Team Webinars

Hello Everyone, The conservation planning atlas team recently reviewed  3 potential platforms for our conservation planning atlas.  You can access the recordings from these webinars here (due to technical difficulties, two of our recordings did not capture the visual).  The team is now discussing what we have learned and are scheduled to make a decision by [...]

By |June 4th, 2012|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Conservation Planning Atlas Team Webinars

Another update on the Conservation Planning Atlas

Hello Everyone, I wanted to give you all another update on our work with the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC to create a conservation planning atlas for Southeast LCCs. In my last update I told you all about the team we have assembled to examine existing platforms that we may be able to build [...]

By |May 2nd, 2012|Blueprint Staff Blog|1 Comment

Do you “like” your LCC?

Hey folks, in my last blog post I gave you all the link to the LCC National Dialog page.  I hope you have had a chance to visit the site and add your voice to the conversation.  You can also participate in the Denver Workshop on facebook.  Check it out and see what you think! 

By |March 27th, 2012|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Do you “like” your LCC?