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**CANCELLED** Third Thursday Web Forum – Improvements to the Simple Viewer for Blueprint 2.1

**The August web forum has been cancelled. Due to some technical difficulties and delays with contracting, the updates to the Simple Viewer are unlikely to be ready by August 18th. This web forum has been tentatively rescheduled for the October Third Thursday Web Forum slot, 10/20 at 10 am.** August 18th, 2016: “Improvements to the Simple Viewer: What’s [...]

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Third Thursday Web Forum – Where should your cooperative go next?

July 21st, 2016: “The next big thing: Where should your cooperative go next?" with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic LCC Join South Atlantic LCC Science Coordinator Rua Mordecai to share your thoughts on future directions for your cooperative. Instructions for Instant Net Conference (visual): This webinar will be hosted in MeetingSphere to facilitate voting, ranking, and soliciting feedback! Join the webinar [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum – South Atlantic FUTURES urbanization model

June 16th, 2016: “The FUTURES model: An open-source tool for understanding where cities will grow in the future and how this will impact conservation efforts" with Derek Van Berkel, NC State University Center for Geospatial Analysis Increasing global population is accelerating urbanization and rapidly transforming natural systems to impervious built environments. Emerging development challenges include: where (and [...]

By |June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum – Draft Blueprint 2.1 review and recommendations

May 19th, 2016: “Draft Blueprint 2.1 review and recommendations for the future” with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic LCC Rua will provide an overview of the development of the next version of the Blueprint. He will highlight the indicator updates incorporated in Blueprint 2.1 and present a draft of Blueprint 2.1 for review. You'll have a chance to provide [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

South Atlantic LCC Third Thursday Web Forum

February 18th, 2016: “Improving the Blueprint: updates and discussion on Blueprint 2.1 and indicator revisions” with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic LCC Continuing with a yearly revision cycle for both the Conservation Blueprint and the underlying ecosystem indicators, your cooperative staff will report out on progress made so far toward Blueprint 2.1. This smaller, data-driven update will [...]

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South Atlantic LCC Third Thursday Web Forum

January 21st, 2016: "Functional Diversity of South Atlantic LCC Fish Communities" with Joshua Epstein, University of Florida Functional diversity (FD) represents the diversity of traits in a system, and is important in influencing many aspects of ecosystem functioning. Taking a trait-based approach to test the success of South Atlantic LCC indicators, we measured freshwater fish tropic, [...]

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Third Thursday Web Forum

November 19th, 2015: “South Atlantic salt marsh mapping: An update on regional mapping and synthesis” with Tom Allen, East Carolina University Salt marshes are essential resources for coastal conservation, yet mapping their extensive distribution with spatial accuracy and thematic detail important to conservation has remained a challenge. The vulnerability of salt marshes to sea level rise also [...]

By |November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

October 15th, 2015: "Tracing impacts: Connecting conservation actions to indicators" with Christy Ihlo, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions & South Atlantic LCC Being able to effectively use limited resources is essential to conservation. Understanding the potential impacts of management actions can help to achieve that goal. A team of researchers from Duke University is [...]

By |October 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

September 17th, 2015: "Advancing species distribution models to identify restoration sites for Bachman's sparrow (Peucaea aestivalis) in an urbanizing environment" with Bradley Pickens, Postdoctoral Research Associate, South Atlantic LCC The fire-dependent longleaf pine savanna ecosystem occupies only 3-5% of its historic range, and recently, a great emphasis has been placed on restoration. Meanwhile, rapid urban development continues in the southeast; [...]

By |September 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

August 20th, 2015: "Progress, challenges, and opportunities in landscape-scale decision support for freshwater aquatic conservation" with Ashton Drew, KDV Decision Analysis For this presentation, Ashton will highlight primary outcomes and lessons learned from her recent work to develop landscape-scale models in support of Strategic Habitat Conservation of rare, endemic freshwater aquatic species in the South Atlantic [...]

By |August 20th, 2015|0 Comments