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February 2014 Blog Posts (11)

First meeting of LCC Council

The LCC Council held its first meeting in Washington, DC on February 4th & 5th.  The purpose of the Council is to support the cooperative, large-scale conservation efforts of the LCC network. Council members include representatives from federal, state, tribal, international, indigenous,…


Added by Ken McDermond on February 28, 2014 at 3:16pm — No Comments

SECAP 1-yr mark

The Southeast Aquatic Connectivity Assessment Project (SEACAP) is now just over half way through its two year term and it’s been a busy first year!  We’ve gone from ideas and plans all the way through to a first set of draft results.  Over the last year, the TNC-SARP team has put a lot of effort into compiling, processing, and reviewing data.  The dam data, in particular, absorbed many hours of labor merging disparate datasets, modeling dam locations which are not present in existing…


Added by Erik Martin on February 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Student opportunity at Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve

2014 Timucuan Preserve Student Research Grant Program

This competitive grant program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are engaged or who desire to be engaged in research activities at the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. This program is highly competitive and limited in number of grant awards. This year…


Added by Janet Cakir on February 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

LCC Network Launches News Around the Network

The LCC Network has a brand new newsletter, Network News. The newsletter, which will be sent out on a bimonthly basis, will share highlights from the 22 LCCs throughout North America, the Caribbean, and Pacific Islands. As each LCC continues to…


Added by Lori Barrow on February 26, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Advancing Climate Change Environmental Education

Climate science is challenging, both for educators to teach and for students to learn. Not only may students have misconceptions about the climate system in general, they may also be influences by doubt or disheartened by the complexity of climate change. In order to teach climate science and climate change effectively, it is necessary for educators to prepare to meet these challenges.…


Added by Lori Barrow on February 12, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New Wildlife and Climate Studies at the Southeast Climate Science Center

The Southeast Climate Science Center (SECSC) has funded nine science projects for FY2013. The projects will focus on climate change-related adaptation decisions related to the planning and implementation of a Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS). The SECAS framework is being developed by the Fish and Wildlife Service and the LCCs. The science projects show evidence of a clear linkage between proposed science and decisions that affect the sustainability of fish, wildlife, and…


Added by Lori Barrow on February 3, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Draft Blueprint 1.0 on Conservation Planning Atlas

Rua just announced that you can now view the Draft Blueprint 1.0 on the Conservation Planning Atlas.  If you haven't used the CPA much yet, here is a short video to help you get started.…


Added by Amy Keister on February 3, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Feedback on potential Blueprint uses: Comments by Feb 24th

Your cooperative needs your help to determine what uses for Blueprint 1.0 it should pursue over the next year. The Steering Committee and Blueprint User Team have brainstormed a number of potential uses for the Blueprint. Now they need your help to rank each of these potential uses and suggest any uses you think are missing. 

Click here to learn more about the current draft Blueprint



Added by Rua Mordecai on February 3, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Draft of Blueprint 1.0 now available

The draft South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint 1.0 is now ready for your review. Thanks to all of you that have been involved in its development so far. Overall, more than 300 people have been involved in some way in creating this version.



Added by Rua Mordecai on February 3, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

NPS Summer Student Opportunity

SUMMER FISHERIES AND LIMNOLOGY Crater Lake National Park in southern Oregon is hiring fisheries and lake research seasonal positions for summer 201

Crater Lake National Park consists of 183,000 acres at elevations of 4,500 to 9,000 feet in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon.  The centerpiece of the park is Crater Lake, which was formed when ancestral Mt. Mazama collapsed following an eruption over 7,000 years ago.  The lake is renowned for its depth, clarity and deep blue color.…


Added by Janet Cakir on February 3, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Upcoming Webinar: "Climate-sensitive, Insular Ecosystems of the Southeastern U.S.: The State of the Science and a Case Study of Limestone Cedar Glades in the Central Basin of Tennessee"


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 (NCTC)




Added by Elda Varela-Acevedo on February 3, 2014 at 8:25am — No Comments

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