Mallory G. Martin

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About Mallory G. Martin

Mallory is the Coordinator for the South Atlantic LCC. He focuses on the strategic direction of the LCC and works with the Steering Committee to create a vision for landscape-scale conservation of natural and cultural resources.

2017 Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium at SEAFWA annual conference

Version 2.0 of the SECAS Blueprint. The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) was featured last week at a symposium in conjunction with the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) annual conference in Louisville, KY.  The symposium, titled Aligning Actions for Success, focused on integration of State Wildlife Action Plan objectives into the SECAS [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium at SEAFWA annual conference

October coordinator’s update

We’ve started a new federal fiscal year still under the Department of the Interior’s directive to postpone steering committee meetings until further notice. We’re also under considerable uncertainty regarding future federal support of LCCs, and how or when that uncertainty might be resolved. Despite these uncertainties, we continue working to support, improve, and promote the [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on October coordinator’s update

Thoughts from the coordinator

It’s been more than four months since our last steering committee meeting, and the guidance from the Department of the Interior regarding boards and commission meetings is still in effect. That doesn’t mean, however, that your cooperative staff aren’t working hard to continue accomplishments for conservation. Notably, the finishing touches are being applied to Conservation [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Thoughts from the coordinator

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 few months following the release [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on An update from the coordinator

Upcoming Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium

The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) and the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) Wildlife Diversity Committee are developing a symposium entitled: The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy: Aligning Actions for Success, to be held this fall at the 2017 SEAFWA Conference in Louisville, KY. The focus of the symposium is a deeper dive [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Upcoming Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium

The politics of uncertainty and an update from your cooperative

No doubt some of you follow the stock market. You might even participate in other forms of gambling, such as dog racing or poker. The rewards and sustainability of these types of endeavors depend on risk---that is, the potential for downside results versus the potential for upside results. Evaluating risk usually involves dealing with various [...]

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Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) coordination

Following the success of last fall’s SECAS Summit, the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Lead Coordination Team met March 22-23 at the JC Ralston Arboretum in Raleigh to continue improvement and refinement of the SECAS Blueprint and to increase the diversity of engagement and participation in the SECAS initiative. The meeting included participation from Ed Carter, Director [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) coordination

Mid-year review of your cooperative

It’s my guess that your favorite part of your job is not your performance evaluation. In fact, if you’re like me, that’s an activity you would just as soon avoid altogether.  So, why would the South Atlantic LCC voluntarily undertake a mid-year review of work accomplishments with the steering committee? Turns out there are some [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Mid-year review of your cooperative

Ken McDermond recognized as Department of the Interior Climate Champion

Our friend and colleague, the late Ken McDermond, was recognized recently as the individual recipient of the 2016 Department of the Interior’s Environmental Achievement Award – Climate Champion.  Ken was Coordinator of the South Atlantic LCC from its formation in 2009 until his passing in January 2015. The Department of the Interior’s Environmental Achievement Awards [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Ken McDermond recognized as Department of the Interior Climate Champion
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The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Leadership Summit

The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Conservation Leadership Summit was held in conjunction with the 2016 Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) Conference in Baton Rouge on October 17th. The summit was well attended by state fish and wildlife agency representatives, federal agencies providing leadership through the Southeast Natural Resource Leaders Group (SENRLG), [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Leadership Summit