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October coordinator’s update

We’ve started a new federal fiscal year still under the Department of the Interior’s directive to postpone steering committee meetings until further notice. We’re also under considerable uncertainty regarding future federal support of LCCs, and how or when that uncertainty might be resolved. Despite these uncertainties, we continue working to support, improve, and promote the [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on October coordinator’s update

Thoughts from the coordinator

It’s been more than four months since our last steering committee meeting, and the guidance from the Department of the Interior regarding boards and commission meetings is still in effect. That doesn’t mean, however, that your cooperative staff aren’t working hard to continue accomplishments for conservation. Notably, the finishing touches are being applied to Conservation [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Thoughts from the coordinator

**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 [...]

By |August 18th, 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

New website for a new year!

Happiest of new years to everyone! Your cooperative is ringing in 2016 with the long-awaited unveiling of our shiny new website. Et voila! If you’re reading this blog, you’re already here. And no, I don’t speak French. But it seemed like the appropriate sound effect for a dramatic reveal. So, what has changed, and what [...]

By |January 15th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on New website for a new year!

New LCC Network map available

The LCC Network has revised its map to better reflect LCC geographic areas. For example, the South Atlantic's boundary 200 nautical miles into the Atlantic Ocean at the end of U.S. waters was not previously reflected. Keep in mind that the little cutaway in Georgia between the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC and the South [...]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Staff Blog|Comments Off on New LCC Network map available

2 week comment period for maritime forest indicators

The maritime forest ecosystem team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's maritime forest indicators. These changes are now open for comment until July 15th. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org) Here are the proposed changes to the maritime forest indicators: Acres of maritime forest [...]

By |July 1st, 2014|Staff Blog|1 Comment