Hilary Morris

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About Hilary Morris

Hilary works on Blueprint User Support and Communications for the South Atlantic LCC. She works with users to improve and implement the Blueprint, incorporating feedback to make it a more effective tool for everyone in the conservation community. She also handles communications responsibilities like the newsletter and monthly webinar series.

Winter Third Thursday Web Forum schedule

I'm a little late with the web forum schedule this season since the December and January web forums were cancelled due to the holidays and staff travel. Here's the latest flyer for the upcoming Third Thursday Web Forums! We're kicking off the 2018 series in February this year with a virtual panel discussion on successful [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Winter Third Thursday Web Forum schedule

2017 Annual Report available

The latest South Atlantic LCC annual report is now available! Check it out for a quick recap of your cooperative's accomplishments in 2017. Click here to access the pdf. You can always browse through past editions of the annual report here.  

By |January 24th, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Annual Report available

Paper in BioScience on the future of landscape conservation

A recent article in the journal BioScience makes a case for the importance of Landscape Conservation Cooperatives, and suggests ways LCCs can improve into the future. In particular, the paper references the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint as an example of the power of focusing on a mission of systematic conservation planning, saying "in retrospect, LCCs [...]

By |January 8th, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Paper in BioScience on the future of landscape conservation

NFWF longleaf pine grant opportunity

Longleaf at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in NC. Photo by Ron Sutherland, Wildlands Network. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to expand and enhance longleaf pine ecosystem restoration and management across longleaf pine’s historical range, as well as restore and enhance bottomland hardwood forests within priority focal areas. [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on NFWF longleaf pine grant opportunity

Blueprint 2.2 now available on Simple Viewer and Conservation Planning Atlas

Blueprint 2.2 in the Simple Viewer. The online Blueprint viewers are now updated with Version 2.2! Check out the Simple Viewer here: http://blueprint.southatlanticlcc.org/ You'll find the Simple Viewer looks basically the same, but with a new map and new indicator data. Some new features are in the works, though, including a new pixel-level analysis that [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Blueprint 2.2 now available on Simple Viewer and Conservation Planning Atlas

South Atlantic LCC participates in LCC Network data management effort

In light of the political and budget uncertainty surrounding LCCs, the LCC Network has rapidly accelerated its ongoing work to improve and standardize data management practices across all cooperatives. South Atlantic LCC staff (special shout-out to your GIS Coordinator, Amy Keister!) have actively participated in this effort to capture the LCC legacy over the last [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on South Atlantic LCC participates in LCC Network data management effort

Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule now available

Your cooperative hosts the aptly named Third Thursday Web Forum webinar series on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am. Want to know who is on the schedule for September, October, and November? Click here for an interactive pdf of the flyer, with functioning links. Then mark your calendar so you don't miss [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule now available

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 space The multi-use trail system [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space

2017 Blueprint workshop results

2017 Blueprint workshop attendance by sector. The last two 2017 Blueprint workshops wrapped up last month in South Carolina. Now, the numbers are in! 142 people from 62 different organizations attended this year's workshops. Huge thanks to everyone who came to share their time and expertise! This brings the total number of people actively [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Blueprint workshop results