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Help us make a better greenways and trails indicator by adding to Open Street Map

Leon Sinks Geological Area, Apalachicola National Forest National Forests in Florida. Do you know what’s awesome? The South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint---a map that identifies the best places for us to work together. Because no one can create resilient shorelines and connected ecosystems by themselves, people! How does the Blueprint identify the best places [...]

By |October 9th, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Help us make a better greenways and trails indicator by adding to Open Street Map

Blueprint Simple Viewer: Still simple, more viewing!

We are happy to report that the Simple Viewer for Conservation Blueprint 2.2 has been updated with new functions, but is still the same easy-to-use viewer that you know and love. First off, we want to give a big thanks to Brendan Ward from CBI on all the creative and technical work he has done to [...]

By |October 9th, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Blueprint Simple Viewer: Still simple, more viewing!

Greenways and trails indicator up for review

Ready to take a look at the new greenways and trails indicator we keep talking about? A draft is now up on the Conservation Planning Atlas. This indicator captures the recreational value and opportunities to connect with nature provided by greenways and trails. It integrates naturalness at multiple scales and overall connectivity. It also covers [...]

By |June 4th, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Greenways and trails indicator up for review

Third Thursday Web Forum: South Atlantic and Southeast Blueprint improvements

“Building better Blueprints: Improvements on the way for the Southeast and South Atlantic” with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic Blueprint Join us for the May web forum to hear Rua discuss a few of the improvements in the works for the fall update of the Southeast and South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint. Improvements include integrated hubs and [...]

By |May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Want to help review a new greenways and trails indicator?

One important cultural resource that's not well captured in the Blueprint and State of the South Atlantic is greenways and trails. Creating a new indicator to cover them is a major recommendation for the Blueprint in an upcoming report from the American Planning Association. Plus, a number of you have been asking for better ways [...]

By |January 2nd, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Want to help review a new greenways and trails indicator?

Peninsular Florida LCC Priority Resource & Conservation Target Identification Workshop

Peninsular Florida LCC Priority Resource & Conservation Target Identification Workshop Nov 28-Dec 2, 2016 in Orlando, FL Visit the event website Location USGS Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center - Orlando Office 12703 Research Parkway, Suite 200 Orlando, FL 32826 The Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperative (PFLCC) respectfully requests your participation in our Priority Resource & Conservation Target [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Indicator revision process for this year

As most of you already heard, there will be a small indicator revision process this year. The focus will be on two things: Reevaluating a few indicators that were removed in the last revision process due to lack of data, but now have new information available Improving the GIS depictions of indicators Depending on how [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Indicator revision process for this year

Updating the Simple Viewer: Minimal is big

Prepare yourself: it’s coming. Following the release of Conservation Blueprint 2.0, next month (August 2015) we will present the second generation of the Simple Viewer. This new viewer will display Blueprint 2.0, which uses indicators for terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments to produce a totally data-driven prioritization at a 200 meter resolution. Faster and leaner, the [...]

By |July 7th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Updating the Simple Viewer: Minimal is big

Say it like you mean it

Choosing short and sweet indicator names in the State of the South Atlantic was a challenging exercise. Shakespeare tells us in Hamlet that “brevity is the soul of wit”—well, it’s also the soul of clear and understandable plain language writing. Who wants to slog through “percent impervious cover by catchment” when “impervious surface” will communicate the [...]

By |July 7th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Say it like you mean it

Southeast Resilient Landscapes Fund uses indicator to select focus area in the Greater Pee Dee

Many of you may remember that one of your cooperative's landscapes indicators (resilient biodiversity hotspots) is based on The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) Terrestrial Resilience Project. The new Southeast Resilient Landscapes Fund recently used the same information to select three focus areas (including the Greater Pee River area) for supporting land protection projects. It's great to [...]

By |June 11th, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Resilient Landscapes Fund uses indicator to select focus area in the Greater Pee Dee