Rua Mordecai

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About Rua Mordecai

Rua is the Science Coordinator for the South Atlantic LCC. He focuses on the technical details of integrating science and partners to inform conservation decisions and support the LCC’s vision of landscape-scale conservation.

Due Jan 15: Comments on marine indicators

The Marine Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Marine Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until Jan 15th. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org). Here are the proposed changes to the Marine Indicators: Abundance of gag grouper Index of potential hardbottom [...]

By |January 7th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Due Jan 15: Comments on marine indicators

Due Jan 15: Comments on waterscapes Indicators

The Waterscapes Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Waterscapes Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until Jan 15th. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org). Here are the proposed changes to the Waterscapes Indicators: Index of fish passage Index of fresh [...]

By |January 7th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Due Jan 15: Comments on waterscapes Indicators

GCP LCC project funding – Statements of interest due Jan 31

The Gulf Coast Prairie LCC is now accepting statements of interest for 2015 projects. Projects include: Quantification of Alligator Gar recruitment dynamics Shallow water (intertidal) oyster reef mapping Guadalupe Bass flow-ecology relationships Validation and refinement of a Mottled Duck Habitat Conservation Decision Support Tool Impacts of habitat fragmentation on Northern Bobwhite populations in the GCP [...]

By |December 23rd, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on GCP LCC project funding – Statements of interest due Jan 31

2 week comment period for upland hardwood indicators

The Upland Hardwood Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Upland Hardwood Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until December 22nd. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org) Here are the proposed changes to the Upland Hardwood Indicators: Index of upland hardwood [...]

By |December 8th, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2 week comment period for upland hardwood indicators

Indicator revisions: Marine this month

This month the indicator revision process will take on the marine ecosystem. Just like last month, the focus will primarily be on revising or replacing indicators that have clearly failed one of the practical criteria for indicators (They cannot be modeled based on current data and existing projects). As many of you that work in the [...]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Indicator revisions: Marine this month

2 week comment period for forested wetland Indicators

The forested wetland ecosystem team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's forested wetland indicators. These changes are now open for comment until November 15th. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org) Here are the proposed changes to the forested wetland indicators: Index of forested wetland [...]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2 week comment period for forested wetland Indicators

2 week comment period for freshwater aquatic indicators

The freshwater aquatic ecosystem team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's freshwater aquatic indicators. These changes are now open for comment until October 22nd. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org) Here are the proposed changes to the freshwater aquatic indicators: Number of low impervious [...]

By |October 8th, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2 week comment period for freshwater aquatic indicators

GCP LCC job: Landscape Conservation Design deadline Oct 15

The Gulf Coast Prairie has just extended the closing date for applications for a Landscape Conservation Design position to Oct 15. This is part of a large multi-LCC effort addressing gulf hypoxia. Here's some more info directly from the announcement: " Incumbent will be responsible for leading efforts in landscape conservation design (LCD) for the [...]

By |October 1st, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on GCP LCC job: Landscape Conservation Design deadline Oct 15

GCPO LCC job: Science Coordinator closes Oct 3 (or 10th for gov’t employees)

Hopefully you've already heard that applications for the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC Science Coordinator are due by Oct 3. It was just extended for federal employees to Oct 10. I'm pretty biased, but I think being an LCC Science Coordinator is one of the best jobs out there. Especially in the Southeast. Read [...]

By |October 1st, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on GCPO LCC job: Science Coordinator closes Oct 3 (or 10th for gov’t employees)

Indicator revisions: upland hardwood this month

This month the Indicator revision process will take on the Upland Hardwood ecosystem. These have been really fun discussions and each ecosystem team usually ends up with ~ 10 - 15 people spread pretty evenly across the geography. Just like last month, the focus will primarily be on revising or replacing indicators that have clearly [...]

By |October 1st, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Indicator revisions: upland hardwood this month