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Aligning conservation capacity and need in the Southeast

Many of you are aware that Science Applications is the organizing home of LCCs within the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).  In the southeast region, Science Applications includes the South Atlantic, Peninsular Florida, Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks, and Caribbean LCCs.  Given continuing uncertainty about the status of LCCs in the federal budget, Science Applications in the [...]

By |March 9th, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Aligning conservation capacity and need in the Southeast

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 concerns regarding staff during this period of budgetary uncertainty. Much has happened in the last few months following the release [...]

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

The politics of uncertainty and an update from your cooperative

No doubt some of you follow the stock market. You might even participate in other forms of gambling, such as dog racing or poker. The rewards and sustainability of these types of endeavors depend on risk---that is, the potential for downside results versus the potential for upside results. Evaluating risk usually involves dealing with various [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on The politics of uncertainty and an update from your cooperative

LCCs highlighted at Senate hearing yesterday

Yesterday, the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing in Washington, DC on the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Fish and Wildlife Service.  As one the partners of the LCCs, Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe testified at the hearing where he talked about the importance of LCCs, and the good [...]

By |May 7th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on LCCs highlighted at Senate hearing yesterday