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Blueprint 2.0 approved!

The Steering Committee has given Blueprint 2.0 the Good Housekeeping South Atlantic LCC Seal of Approval! It's official—Blueprint 2.0 has been approved. Huge thanks to everyone who attended a workshop, participated in indicator revision, provided a comment, served on the user and conservation design teams, or otherwise helped shape this exciting update to our shared [...]

By |June 11th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Blueprint 2.0 approved!

Science, modeling, and the distribution of biscuit-eating people

During my time working with the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (South Atlantic LCC), a large part of my focus has been to help synthesize, create, streamline, and revise the spatial models of indicators for integration into Conservation Blueprint 2.0. During the workshops held this past spring, people asked hundreds of questions about individual indicators, [...]

By |June 8th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Science, modeling, and the distribution of biscuit-eating people

SEACAP results complete!

As the champagne corks popped to welcome in 2015, the SEACAP team had other reason to celebrate, as well: the completion of the Southeast Aquatic Connectivity Assessment Project.  Following a two year effort involving staff from The Nature Conservancy and SARP and an advisory workgroup of over 50 people, these products are now available online [...]

By |February 18th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on SEACAP results complete!

Ecosystem indicator revisions complete: Data access and next steps

Huge thanks to the more than 50 people from a diverse range of state, nonprofit, and federal organizations who were part of the ecosystem indicator testing and revision process. The revision process is now complete and the GIS layers for all the indicators are now up on the Conservation Planning Atlas. What's next? Later this month, [...]

By |February 4th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Ecosystem indicator revisions complete: Data access and next steps

Due Jan 15: Comments on freshwater marsh indicators

The Tidal and Nontidal Freshwater Marsh Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Tidal and Nontidal Freshwater Marsh Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until Jan 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 indicators: Index [...]

By |January 8th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Due Jan 15: Comments on freshwater marsh indicators

Due Jan 15: Comments on pine woodland, savanna, and prairie indicators

The Pine Woodland, Savanna, and Prairie Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Pine Woodland, Savanna, and Prairie Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until Jan 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 Indicators: Index [...]

By |January 8th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Due Jan 15: Comments on pine woodland, savanna, and prairie indicators

Due Jan 15: Comments on marine indicators

The Marine Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Marine Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until Jan 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 Marine Indicators: Abundance of gag grouper Index of potential hardbottom [...]

By |January 7th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Due Jan 15: Comments on marine indicators

Due Jan 15: Comments on waterscapes Indicators

The Waterscapes Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Waterscapes Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until Jan 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 Waterscapes Indicators: Index of fish passage Index of fresh [...]

By |January 7th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Due Jan 15: Comments on waterscapes Indicators

Looking for volunteers who have GIS workstations and aren’t afraid to use them

Do you have a fast GIS workstation that you’d like to share for the good of the conservation community?  Are you interested in learning more about how the South Atlantic LCC is using Zonation, a conservation planning software package, in Blueprint 2.0?  Do you have the strength of a grizzly and the reflexes of a puma? [...]

By |December 4th, 2014|Blueprint Staff Blog|3 Comments

2 week comment period for estuarine indicators

The estuarine ecosystem team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's estuarine indicators. These changes are now open for comment until August 18th. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org) Here are the proposed changes to the estuarine indicators: Index of Coastal Condition This index measures [...]

By |August 4th, 2014|Blueprint Staff Blog|4 Comments