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National Academies of Sciences release review of LCCs

You can view the full press release on the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) website. As you may know, last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service asked the NAS to review the LCC program, at the request of Congress. Overall, the report notes that LCCs occupy a unique niche in the conservation community, addressing landscape [...]

By |December 7th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on National Academies of Sciences release review of LCCs

Third Thursday Web Forum

March 19th, 2015:  "Mechanisms of aquatic species invasions across the South Atlantic LCC" with Amy Benson, U.S. Geological Survey This project represents the first attempt to utilize the USGS Nonindigenous Species Aquatic database (NAS) to inform an LCC conservation blueprint. The NAS contains sightings records (i.e. presence-only) dating back to 1857 for 282 nonindigenous plant and animal [...]

By |March 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Mechanisms of Aquatic Species Invasions Across the SALCC – An Update

The USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database (NAS; nas.er.usgs.gov) is a comprehensive tool for demonstrating where and when nonindigenous species have been sighted across the U.S. Information in the database is used for state-level invasive species management plans, to focus monitoring efforts, for public education, predictive modeling, and for avoiding unintentional introductions during inter-basin water transfers. [...]

By |May 8th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Mechanisms of Aquatic Species Invasions Across the SALCC – An Update