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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.

2017 Blueprint workshop registration now open

This sea turtle is SO excited about the 2017 Blueprint workshops! The South Atlantic LCC is taking the Blueprint workshop show back on the road! How excited are your cooperative staff? As excited as this sea turtle. We need your input on the latest draft of the Blueprint and on priority LCC activities. I've included all the [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Blueprint workshop registration now open

Save the date for a Spring 2017 Blueprint workshop!

Blueprint 2.0 workshop held in Raleigh, NC in Spring 2015. Your cooperative is hosting another round of Blueprint workshops in Spring 2017. This is your chance to review the upcoming draft of the Conservation Blueprint, Version 2.2, and to help prioritize South Atlantic LCC activities. Please mark your calendar for the workshop that would be most convenient for you---and [...]

By |January 4th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Save the date for a Spring 2017 Blueprint workshop!

SECAS Blueprint now on the Southeast Conservation Planning Atlas

Version 1.0 of the SECAS Blueprint Version 1.0 of the Conservation Blueprint for the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) is now available on the Southeast Conservation Planning Atlas at: https://seregion.databasin.org/datasets/c237c946ba0c49b0957cffea1bfb7ad7. This spatial plan integrates the input data from 8 different LCCs to identify the highest priority areas for conservation across the Southeast. It will [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Staff Blog|Comments Off on SECAS Blueprint now on the Southeast Conservation Planning Atlas

Report on nation’s waterways provides insight into changing fish habitat

Risk of habitat degradation in steams of the Southern Atlantic states. The National Fish Habitat Partnership has released their latest Assessment Report, titled: “Through a Fish's Eye: The Status of Fish Habitats in the United States 2015". It summarizes all the human impacts on fish habitats in the rivers and estuaries of the United States. [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Report on nation’s waterways provides insight into changing fish habitat

Winter Third Thursday Web Forum schedule announced

Many of you are probably familiar with the South Atlantic LCC's Third Thursday Web Forum series. It's held on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am! We've lined up a great set of speakers for the next few months, taking us into 2017. Please note that the December web forum has been cancelled for [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Winter Third Thursday Web Forum schedule announced

Introducing new South Atlantic LCC staff member

Please give a warm South Atlantic LCC welcome to your cooperative's newest staff member, Simeon Yurek, who will be serving in a postdoctoral researcher role for the next two years! Simeon is a landscape and systems ecologist whose research focuses on understanding and predicting linkages between water management, hydrology, fisheries, and ecosystem services, under future [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Introducing new South Atlantic LCC staff member

George Wright Forum highlights LCCs

A special issue of the George Wright Forum---the journal of the George Wright Society---focusing on landscape-scale conservation in North America features an article highlighting the unique role that Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) play in addressing conservation challenges that require coordination and collaboration across vast geographies. The article points out that although there is precedent for efforts to [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Staff Blog|Comments Off on George Wright Forum highlights LCCs

Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule released

On the third Thursday of each month at 10 am, your cooperative hosts a webinar series called---you guessed it---the Third Thursday Web Forum. Want to know what topics are lined up for the next few months? >>Click here for an interactive pdf of the flyer, with functioning links.

By |September 7th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule released

2016 South Atlantic Living Shorelines Summit summary report available

Back in April of this year, the Governors' South Atlantic Alliance hosted the first South Atlantic regional summit on living shorelines. The goal was to "share information on the management, research, regulation, and implementation of living shorelines in the South Atlantic region, building knowledge and relationships that expand the use of appropriate stabilization alternatives to traditional shoreline hardening". [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2016 South Atlantic Living Shorelines Summit summary report available

Joint South Atlantic and Peninsular Florida LCC Steering Committee meeting summary – June 6-8, 2016

Beth Stys, Peninsular Florida LCC Science Coordinator and South Atlantic LCC Steering Committee representative for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, presents on an ongoing climate-smart wildlife management project in the Big Bend of Florida. Photo credit: Hilary Morris, USFWS. From June 6-8, Steering Committee members, other leaders, and staff of the [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Joint South Atlantic and Peninsular Florida LCC Steering Committee meeting summary – June 6-8, 2016