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Collaborative study offers insight on protecting valuable coastal resources based on “tipping points” for indicator species

News from the North Atlantic LCC: A new paper published by a team of scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Ocean & Coastal Management synthesizes existing information on [...]

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Member Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Collaborative study offers insight on protecting valuable coastal resources based on “tipping points” for indicator species

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

Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC seeking candidates for 4 Gulf Strategic Conservation Assessment positions

We are very pleased to announce four position opportunities to support the Strategic Conservation Assessment of Gulf Coast Landscapes (SCA) project. The Restore Council approved the SCA project as one among a suite of projects [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Member Blog|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC seeking candidates for 4 Gulf Strategic Conservation Assessment positions

Next steps in tracking prescribed fire footprint and developing fire effects sampling protocols in the South Atlantic

Prescribed fire at St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. As we look for ways to monitor progress towards regional conservation goals, one major missing data [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Member Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Next steps in tracking prescribed fire footprint and developing fire effects sampling protocols in the South Atlantic
  • Anna Read of the American Planning Association presents at the Urban Conservation Summit in Atlanta on September 21, 2016.

Improving indicators in urban areas for future versions of the Blueprint

For the past year, the American Planning Association (APA) has been working with the South Atlantic LCC to improve the Conservation Blueprint design near and within cities and identify opportunities and challenges to integrating local government green/blue infrastructure [...]

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Partnerships are key to success in conservation of land, water and environmental resources

Aerial view of the ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve. NOAA. A lesson that I have learned and repeatedly experienced over my forty year career in land and biodiversity conservation in North Carolina [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Categories: Member Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Partnerships are key to success in conservation of land, water and environmental resources