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Announcing—the LCC Network Conservation Science Plan!

I am very pleased to share with you the new LCC Network Conservation Science Plan. It has truly been a collaborative process to develop this science plan that identifies common science and technical priorities and practices that transcend individual LCC geographies in support of landscapes capable of sustaining natural and cultural resources for current and [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Announcing—the LCC Network Conservation Science Plan!

Jekyll Island State Park Authority, Georgia, seeking research proposals to support native plant conservation

The Jekyll Island State Park Authority (JIA) is seeking proposals from highly-qualified applicants in response to the RFP available at the following link. Please consider and distribute to any prospects in your networks. http://www.jekyllisland.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/JIA-Research... The impetus for this research effort is concern on the part of the JIA that herbivory by abundant white-tailed deer may [...]

By |October 6th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Jekyll Island State Park Authority, Georgia, seeking research proposals to support native plant conservation

Save the date: North Florida Marine Science and Big Bend Science Joint Symposia

Please join us for the North Florida Marine Science and Big Bend Science Joint Symposia! When:  Thursday, January 28th-29th, 2016 Where:  Cedar Key Community Center, Cedar Key, Florida The North Florida Marine Science Symposium will be held in Cedar Key this year in conjunction with the Big Bend Science Symposium in celebration of the newly formed [...]

By |September 17th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Save the date: North Florida Marine Science and Big Bend Science Joint Symposia

Appalachian LCC 2014 Annual Report

 The Appalachian LCC has worked to define data and conservation science needs, invest in gathering foundational data and priority research, and build a coordinated network for those investments to pay off. Many of our funded research projects are now beginning to deliver important science information and tools to support landscape conservation for the valued natural [...]

By |September 1st, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Appalachian LCC 2014 Annual Report

Upcoming symposium on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy at the 69th Annual SEAFWA Conference

Mark your calendars - there will be a special symposium on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) at this year's Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA). This symposium will present recent progress and identify important next steps for key elements of this shared conservation adaptation strategy, including network of [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Upcoming symposium on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy at the 69th Annual SEAFWA Conference

RESTORE Council releases Draft Initial Funded Projects List–and it includes the Strategic Conservation Assessment Proposal!

Big news from the RESTORE Council: they released the Draft Initial Funded Priorities List (draft FPL) for public comment. Among the $140 million in projects selected is the ~$1.9 million "Strategic Assessment of Gulf Coast Landscapes" proposal that was submitted through the Department of Interior (DOI). LCCs figure prominently in the conservation design work outlined in [...]

By |August 18th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on RESTORE Council releases Draft Initial Funded Projects List–and it includes the Strategic Conservation Assessment Proposal!

Gulf Coast RESTORE Council issues its initial list of proposed projects for natural resource restoration

WASHINGTON – Aug 13, 2015 - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today commended the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for issuing its initial list of proposed projects for meaningful and lasting natural resource restoration for Gulf Coast communities in the wake of the tragic Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The RESTORE Council today proposed using [...]

By |August 17th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Gulf Coast RESTORE Council issues its initial list of proposed projects for natural resource restoration

FY 2016 SARP/USFWS/NFHP funding opportunity

SARP is now accepting aquatic habitat restoration project ideas for FY 2016 funding through its Aquatic Habitat Restoration Program. This year, SARP, with funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP), will support projects in or associated with watersheds in the conservation focus areas throughout the SARP geography (see conservation focus [...]

By |August 5th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on FY 2016 SARP/USFWS/NFHP funding opportunity

Public review period for draft 2015 NC Wildlife Action Plan

News releases and email notices have recently been sent to numerous media outlets, partners, and stakeholder groups to announce the public review period for the updated Wildlife Action Plan. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment on its draft 2015 North Carolina Wildlife Action Plan ­— a comprehensive document that identifies Species of [...]

By |July 31st, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Public review period for draft 2015 NC Wildlife Action Plan

Southeast Regional Climate Hub to Hold Greenhouse Gas and Adaptation Workshop

The Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a workshop focusing on adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in Buford, GA on November 17-18. The workshop will have expert speakers from across the Southeast, providing information on adaptive strategies that make agricultural and forest lands more resilient to [...]

By |July 29th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Regional Climate Hub to Hold Greenhouse Gas and Adaptation Workshop