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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

New climate change and sea turtles project

Several years ago, the South Atlantic LCC funded a project to link long-term survey data for four species of sea turtle, three species of shorebird, five species of seabird, and two beach mouse species to maps of coastal sea-level rise vulnerability to understand the effects of sea-level rise on population viability and socioeconomic resources. I'm happy [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on New climate change and sea turtles project

The Blueprint in the news

As communications person for your Cooperative, I get pretty excited when the Blueprint receives good press. And it's been getting an amazing amount of positive attention lately--so much that I wanted to blog about it! What perfect timing as we build momentum toward Blueprint 2.0 with our workshop roadshow. Remember the National Workshop on Large [...]

By |March 26th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on The Blueprint in the news

Public comment period for Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Our National Parks are our treasures and responsibility. Please engage in the public comment period for the NC Highway 12 Protection activities Special Use Permit at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Comments are due by February 27, 2015.

By |February 12th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on Public comment period for Cape Hatteras National Seashore

The South Atlantic LCC goes to Washington

Two weeks ago, the Department of Interior's National Climate and Energy Task Force invited the LCC Network and Climate Science Centers to provide a progress update and showcase their accomplishments at a meeting in Washington, D.C.  Both your Cooperative and the Southeast Climate Science Center sent staff—Rua, Adam Terando, and me—to make a presentation highlighting our successful [...]

By |September 30th, 2014|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on The South Atlantic LCC goes to Washington