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New historic landcover data shows agricultural past of the South Atlantic

New USGS predictions of historic landcover change simplified to only show agriculture (orange), urban (red), and open water (blue). As part of a larger carbon modeling project, USGS recently released yearly landcover predictions [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Staff Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on New historic landcover data shows agricultural past of the South Atlantic

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 [...]

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

Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space

This great article by Judith Moen about Atlanta's BeltLine and the benefits of urban open space appeared in the July Bulletin of the Network for Landscape Conservation. The original Ensia article (which includes some great [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|Categories: Featured, Staff Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space

Intersections between coastal protection and fisheries

Oyster reefs are an important component of coastal ecosystems and economies because they create, modify, and maintain environmental conditions and habitat.  For this reason, they have been called ‘ecosystem engineers’. Although they provide a variety [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Staff Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Intersections between coastal protection and fisheries

Want to review some new plant/herp models for the South Atlantic this month?

Smooth coneflower. We're now on the round two review of model results from the project "Improving the connection between restricted range and at-risk species conservation and the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint." Thanks to [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Want to review some new plant/herp models for the South Atlantic this month?

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 [...]

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