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Better regional depiction of military priority areas in development

Lately I've been helping the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS) improve the mapping of their priorities. SERPPAS is a six-state partnership comprised of state and federal agencies that promotes collaboration in making resource-use decisions supporting conservation of natural resources, working lands, and national defense. A big focus of the partnership is facilitating actions in [...]

By |December 7th, 2018|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Better regional depiction of military priority areas in development

SERPPAS webinar: Using GIS for large landscape conservation

Using GIS for Large Landscape Conservation, brought to you by the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS) Time and Date: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST on Tuesday, February 27 2018 The conservation of natural resources and working lands, and the associated compatible land uses, can be a critical tool to the sustainment of military [...]

By |February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Paper in BioScience on the future of landscape conservation

A recent article in the journal BioScience makes a case for the importance of Landscape Conservation Cooperatives, and suggests ways LCCs can improve into the future. In particular, the paper references the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint as an example of the power of focusing on a mission of systematic conservation planning, saying "in retrospect, LCCs [...]

By |January 8th, 2018|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Paper in BioScience on the future of landscape conservation

Landscapes standing sentinel in Eastern North Carolina

Eastern North Carolina has a wealth of natural and working lands that are important to the nation’s defense, as recognized in an exciting announcement from N.C. Agriculture Commissioner, Steve Troxler, last month. As part of the North Carolina Sentinel Landscape Partnership, 33 eastern counties in North Carolina were federally designated as Sentinel Landscapes. The Sentinel Landscape designation is a [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Landscapes standing sentinel in Eastern North Carolina