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Feedback needed for continental conservation vision in the East

As conservationists, we know the countless threats facing our natural world today. And while these challenges can sometimes feel insurmountable, we also recognize that there are things we can do – partnerships we can forge, [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Member Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Feedback needed for continental conservation vision in the East

Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule now available

Your cooperative hosts the aptly named Third Thursday Web Forum webinar series on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am. Want to know who is on the schedule for September, October, and November? [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Staff Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fall Third Thursday Web Forum schedule now available
  • USGS landcover predictions

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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