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Florida Sea Grant has several open scholarship and fellowship opportunities!

All of the details can be found on this web page in regard to the Guy Harvey Scholarship, the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the National Marine Fisheries Service Fellowships (2), and the NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship: https://www.flseagrant.org/students/scholarships/ I also recommend that if students want to keep abreast of new opportunities – jobs, internships, scholarships and fellowships [...]

By |January 8th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Florida Sea Grant has several open scholarship and fellowship opportunities!

SGCN and priority species lists available, part of NC Wildlife Action Plan 2015 Revision

An early part of the NC Wildlife Action Plan 2015 revision process was to update the list of Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN), often referred to as priority species.  The revision effort included evaluation of our review method and developing new ranking criteria that could be applied to eight taxonomic groups: amphibians, birds, crayfish, [...]

By |December 10th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on SGCN and priority species lists available, part of NC Wildlife Action Plan 2015 Revision

SARP Releases 10-year anniversary report highlighting conservation successes

A new 10-year Anniversary Report highlights the achievements of a decade-long regional effort in the Southeastern United States, led by the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP), to preserve globally significant aquatic species and the habitats they need to survive before they are lost forever. In 2004, 14 state fish and wildlife agencies signed a Memorandum of [...]

By |December 4th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on SARP Releases 10-year anniversary report highlighting conservation successes

Hot Topics – Southeast Regional Climate Change Fall Newsletter is now available

Hot Topics is a quarterly newsletter that the Southeast Regional Climate Change program has developed. We hope that the LCC staff and partners might find it useful. Please see it linked to this post and contact us with your feedback. We also are looking for your conrtibutions in the form of short or long articles, [...]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Hot Topics – Southeast Regional Climate Change Fall Newsletter is now available

Webinar: NOAA-led RESTORE Act draft Gulf Science Plan

On Thursday November 11th from 11:00-12:00 pm EST and again on Wednesday December 3rd from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST, Dr. Roger Helm (Senior Science Advisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife [FWS] and former NRDA science lead for DOI on the DWH spill) will present a webinar providing an overview of the NOAA-led RESTORE Act Science Program’s recently [...]

By |October 31st, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Webinar: NOAA-led RESTORE Act draft Gulf Science Plan

Student positions: Wildlife Ecologist and GIS Technician

The USGS, FWS, GCPO LCC, and other partners are working to identify explicit biological objectives for conservation target species that are representative of sustainable Gulf habitats and, for a subset of those species, link these biological objectives to habitat characteristics that can be influenced by/considered in restoration efforts.  We anticipate hiring two students, a Wildlife Ecologist (MS) and [...]

By |October 28th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Student positions: Wildlife Ecologist and GIS Technician

Webinar watch: Modeling and abating the impacts of sea-level rise on five estuaries in the Gulf of Mexico

Laura Geselbracht of the Nature Conservancy and the mangrove team lead for the Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment will be presenting a webinar on Modeling and Abating the Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Five Estuaries in the Gulf of Mexico. The webinar is Wednesday, October 1 at 3pm EDT.  The webinar link and conference line [...]

By |September 29th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Webinar watch: Modeling and abating the impacts of sea-level rise on five estuaries in the Gulf of Mexico

10 Facts to Know about the GCVA

August and September have been busy months for the GCVA as we prepare to send out the Standardized Index of Vulnerability and Value Assessment (SIVVA) to habitat and species experts within the next few weeks.  Here are 10 things to know before the SIVVA launch: We are assessing the vulnerability of 4 pilot habitats: mangroves, [...]

By |September 19th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on 10 Facts to Know about the GCVA

Brown Bags are back

The South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative’s (LCC) monthly Triangle Climate and Landscape Brown Bag will return in October, and with a fierce assemblage of climate-relevant organizations behind it.  In addition to coordination from South Atlantic LCC, three other organizations on North Carolina State University’s campus will also contribute to the event: the State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCONC), [...]

By |September 19th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Brown Bags are back

Science support/GIS position opportunity with the Peninsular Florida LCC and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Interested in providing science support for the Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperative? There is currently a grant funded opening with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC): http://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-748473&... This is a part-time position working within FWC's Center for Spatial Analysis, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI). Candidates with expertise in GIS and spatial analysis [...]

By |September 17th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Science support/GIS position opportunity with the Peninsular Florida LCC and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission