Matthew Cimitile

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About Matthew Cimitile

Matthew is the Conservation Communications and Public Affairs Specialist for the Appalachian LCC. He also works directly with the Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture.

Appalachian LCC and U.S. Forest Service launch “ecosystem benefits and risks” website

Appalachian communities often place value on the unique sense of place that comes from living in largely forested areas, but rapid urbanization, energy development, and climate change can put these values at risk. Photo by Ralph Preston. Matt Cimitile, Appalachian LCC; Stephanie Worley Firley, U.S. Forest Service; David Eisenhower, U.S. Fish and Wildlife [...]

By |June 9th, 2016|Member Blog|Comments Off on Appalachian LCC and U.S. Forest Service launch “ecosystem benefits and risks” website

Appalachian LCC Landscape Conservation Design update

Over the last couple years, the Appalachian LCC has supported the development of a science-based, regional-scale design commonly called a “Landscape Conservation Design (LCD)” or “Conservation Blueprint”. The Appalachian LCD/Blueprint is unique in the power of the modeling efforts that generated the initial Phase I products. The research team at Clemson University used super-computing technology [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Appalachian LCC Landscape Conservation Design update

Appalachian LCC 2014 Annual Report

 The Appalachian LCC has worked to define data and conservation science needs, invest in gathering foundational data and priority research, and build a coordinated network for those investments to pay off. Many of our funded research projects are now beginning to deliver important science information and tools to support landscape conservation for the valued natural [...]

By |September 1st, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Appalachian LCC 2014 Annual Report