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January 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Climate Change Tool Reaches a “Grand” Milestone to Aid Forest Planning and Management

The Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO) continues to expand and provide land managers, planners, and other decision makers with the…


Added by Lisa Jennings on January 18, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

RFP for all Climate Science Centers now available

In case you haven't already heard, the request for proposals for all the Climate Science Centers is now available.  Statements of interest are due February 1. More information is available here:…


Added by Rua Mordecai on January 16, 2013 at 7:08am — No Comments

SARP Science and Data Committee Discuss New Role

Last week the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership Science and Data Committee (SARP SDC) met in Atlanta to discuss potential changes to the structure and function of the Science and Data Committee. Following development of the five southeastern Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs), the role of SARP is changing in the biological planning arena. In the past, the SARP SDC has played an active role in aquatic planning, as well as, funding conservation delivery. However, in an attempt to…


Added by Catherine T. Phillips on January 15, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

New SALCC projects page

Great news everyone! The new South Atlantic LCC project page is now up. You can go there to find information on major landscape scale projects going on in the South Atlantic. That includes work funded by your cooperative, the Southeast Climate Science Center, and other major landscape scale projects supported by…


Added by Rua Mordecai on January 15, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Global Weirding

By now, you’ve all heard/seen this headline:

2012 Was Hottest Year on Record for Contiguous U.S.



Added by Whitney Gray on January 9, 2013 at 9:01am — No Comments

Florida Panhandle shorebird positions

Panhandle shorebird positions are listed here—please help me spread the word:


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Julie Brashears Wraithmell

Director of Wildlife…


Added by Whitney Gray on January 9, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

New Member of SALCC Staff

I am pleased to report that we have successfully filled the position Ginger Deason vacated in December.  This is the information transfer and US Forest Service liaison position co-funded by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the US Forest Service, Eastern Forest Environmental Threats Assessment Center (EFETAC).  Lori Barrow has accepted the position and is expected to start work in late January.  Lori recently received a Master of Forestry degree from Southern Illinois University.  Her…


Added by Ken McDermond on January 8, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

Focal Species for Connectivity Analysis in the Southeast

What do black bears, timber rattlesnakes, and Rafinesque’s big-eared bats have in common? They all use bottomland hardwood forests as habitat and they will all be initial focal species for a research project on regional habitat connectivity in the Southeast.


On December 3 and 4, 2012, science coordinators and other staff from the Southeastern LCCs, along with researchers from NC State University, the Wildlands Network, the University of Florida, and the USGS, met to decide on…


Added by Jen Costanza on January 7, 2013 at 8:39am — No Comments

December 2012 Gulf of Mexico News Available

The December 2012 edition of the Gulf of Mexico News is available online at


The Gulf of Mexico News is a quarterly newsletter that shares regional news from NOAA, coastal management programs, regional partners, and the Gulf Landscape Conservation Cooperatives.

Added by Laurie Rounds on January 3, 2013 at 9:45am — No Comments

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