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January 2014 Blog Posts (12)

Gulf Coast LCCs seek Landscape Conservation Liaison

Gulf Coast Landscape Conservation Liaison for NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) and Landscape Conservation Cooepratives

Deadline: Open until filled, target date by mid-February

This position…


Added by Lori Barrow on January 27, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

EcoAdapt Seeks Input on Water Resources and Climate Adaptation in the Southeast U.S.

 EcoAdapt is undertaking a survey on how individuals and organizations are incorporating climate change into their work on water resources in the Southeast United States.

Many strategies exist to support climate-informed watershed and water resources management; some examples include increasing water supplies, improving flood protection, utilizing green…


Added by Lori Barrow on January 17, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Upcoming Webinar: "The USA National Phenology Network: Informing Science, Conservation and Resource Management"


A partnership between the

U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC)

and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training Center…


Added by Elda Varela-Acevedo on January 14, 2014 at 12:59pm — No Comments

The Front Lines of Climate Change: Charleston’s Struggle

The Front Lines of Climate Change: Global warming is, by definition, global, but the impacts of climate change will touch everyone on a local level. How each community responds will depend on its unique mix of people and geography. This story was originally published on Climate Central on January 9th, 2014 and is part of a…


Added by Lori Barrow on January 10, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How flexible are you?

“When we excavate the remains of past civilizations, we very rarely find any evidence that they as a whole society made any attempts to change in the face of a drying climate, a warming atmosphere or other changes”, Ur says. “I view this inflexibility as the real reason for collapse.”

Added by Whitney Gray on January 8, 2014 at 8:36am — No Comments

New Effects of Sea Level Rise on Beach Nesting Species Video

Added by Lori Barrow on January 6, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

Next steps for Blueprint development

For this month, the big focus will be on producing a single draft version of the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint. Your staff here at the South Atlantic LCC, the Conservation Design Team, and the Blueprint User…


Added by Rua Mordecai on January 6, 2014 at 9:58am — No Comments

Blueprint Workshop Results Now Public

The results from the Blueprint workshops are now available for public viewing on the Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA).  

After the workshops, participants were given an opportunity to review the results and make sure we captured all of the comments from their workshop breakout groups.  Some of our day 2 breakout groups decided to build…


Added by Amy Keister on January 6, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

January 15 deadline for input into testing assumptions behind South Atlantic Terrestrial Indicators

Just wanted to remind everyone that January 15th is the last day to provide input on testing the ecological assumptions behind the South Atlantic Terrestrial Indicators.

There's more information and a link to the feedback form in my blog post about it from last month…


Added by Rua Mordecai on January 3, 2014 at 1:34pm — No Comments

New North Carolina State University/South Atlantic LCC Research Associate

Hi everyone,…


Added by Brad Pickens on January 3, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What types of issues and indicators will resonate most with the Public?

Last year, I got a call from Randy Kramer from Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment. He was teaching a graduate level survey design class and wanted to know if your cooperative had a social science question that'd be a good project for a team of students from that class to take on. It was…


Added by Rua Mordecai on January 3, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NPS Scenario Planning Handbook for Practitioners

The National Park Service (NPS) has released a guidance document "Using Scenarios to Explore Climate Change: A Handbook for Practitioners."

This handbook describes the five-step process for developing multivariate climate change scenarios taught by the Global Business Network (GBN) during a series of training workshops hosted by the…

Added by Janet Cakir on January 2, 2014 at 2:40pm — No Comments

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