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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.

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 the support of the conference host (the NC Wildlife Resources Commission), your South Atlantic LCC staff, Steering Committee members, and [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Reflections on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium

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 of these great [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on South Atlantic LCC events at the 2015 SEAFWA conference

Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule announced

For the last several years, your Cooperative has hosted a webinar series on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am, aptly called the Third Thursday Web Forum. Want to know what topics are lined up for this fall? >>Click here for an interactive pdf of the flyer, with functioning links.

By |September 15th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule announced

South Atlantic LCC links conservation to urban planning

The Southeast United States is home to three major urban mega-regions, all experiencing rapid growth. Research funded by multiple Southeast LCCs predicts that, if trends continue, Southeast urban areas will double in size by the year 2060, creating a megalopolis connecting Raleigh, NC to Atlanta, GA. In light of this projected urbanization, the South Atlantic [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on South Atlantic LCC links conservation to urban planning

New LCC Network map available

The LCC Network has revised its map to better reflect LCC geographic areas. For example, the South Atlantic's boundary 200 nautical miles into the Atlantic Ocean at the end of U.S. waters was not previously reflected. Keep in mind that the little cutaway in Georgia between the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC and the South [...]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on New LCC Network map available

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries convenes meeting with three state LCCs

Rua and I attended a great meeting on Tuesday with staff from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VA DGIF) and the two other LCCs in Virginia: the Appalachian and North Atlantic. The event was organized by Cale Godfrey, the VA DGIF Steering Committee rep to the South Atlantic LCC, as well as his [...]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries convenes meeting with three state LCCs

Extreme makeover: website edition

The South Atlantic LCC’s website has served us faithfully for the last several years. But how does that saying go? All good things must come to an end…and be followed by even BETTER things! The staff of your Cooperative is incredibly excited to be wrapping up several months of work with a talented group of [...]

By |July 30th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Extreme makeover: website edition

Please pardon the spam

Several members of the web community reached out with concern about a suspicious-looking comment posted on their profiles. It's been awhile since a spammer made it through our account management filters, but unfortunately one was able to create an account and used the opportunity to post on everyone's public profiles. Don't worry--nothing was hacked, and the [...]

By |July 30th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Please pardon the spam

Blueprint brings new longleaf fire funds

In the summer of 2015, members of the South Atlantic LCC submitted a successful proposal to the Department of Interior Wildland Fire Resilient Landscapes Program. In addition to the strong partner relationships within the cooperative, the Conservation Blueprint (a living spatial plan for regional conservation priorities) and underlying ecosystem indicators helped secure almost $800,000 in [...]

By |July 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blueprint brings new longleaf fire funds

South Atlantic LCC Coordinator position open on USAJobs® until July 13th

Everyone in the web community hopefully already received a direct email last week about the South Atlantic LCC Coordinator job posting. In case you haven't heard, your Cooperative is hiring a new Coordinator! The job advertisement has posted to the USAJobs® Website and is open until July 13th. While that's a short time window, we don't have anyone in [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on South Atlantic LCC Coordinator position open on USAJobs® until July 13th