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March 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Coastal Adaptation Training

Hi Everyone,

     I wanted to let you know that I am on the planning team for an interagency training workshop on Coastal Adaptation led by the National Park Service.  I will be informing participants about the work at the SALCC.  Let me know if you would like more information about the workshop, participation is by invitation only and the deadline is quickly approaching, but if you are interested in attending let me know and I might be able to reserve you a…


Added by Janet Cakir on March 30, 2012 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Multiagency Working Group - Climate Change Adaptation Tool Development

Hi Everyone,

    I'm participating in a multiagency working group led by Federal Highways to develop a climate change adaptation tool.  The tool will be based on best practices and will be piloted in two National Parks and two FWS Refuges.  The schedule for the working group is :

  • Development of a synthesis report of Federal Land Management Agency climate change efforts to date (April - July 2012)
  • Testing best practices at the unit level with selected pilot Parks…

Added by Janet Cakir on March 30, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Dialogue between Cultural Resource Stakeholders and Southeastern LCCs

Hi Everyone,

    The mission of the SALCC is to create a shared blueprint for landscape conservation actions that sustain natural and cultural resources.  To better understand the issues related to cultural resources, I am holding a call to begin a dialogue between stakeholders working in cultural resources and Landscape Conservation Cooperatives in the Southeast. It is important for LCCs to understand the needs of cultural resource managers working toward conservation in a changing…


Added by Janet Cakir on March 30, 2012 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Do you "like" your LCC?

Hey folks, in my last blog post I gave you all the link to the LCC National Dialog page.  I hope you have had a chance to visit the site and add your voice to the conversation.  You can also participate in the Denver Workshop on facebook.  Check it out and see what you think! 

Added by Amy Keister on March 27, 2012 at 4:58pm — No Comments

SALCC Annual Report 2011

The South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative's Annual Report for 2011 is now available! You can view it by clicking here: SALCC_Annual_Report_2011.pdf

As always, please let me know if you have any questions. Enjoy!

Added by Ginger Deason on March 27, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

National LCC Workshop

Hi Everyone,  I'm at the National LCC Workshop in Denver and I wanted to remind you all that you can participate in this workshop even if you weren't able to attend.  Check out the National Dialogue page where you can provide comments on a variety of topics and even suggest additional ones for consideration.

Added by Amy Keister on March 26, 2012 at 11:20pm — No Comments

State Climate Office of NC Releases March Climate Summary and Newsletter

The State Climate Office of NC recently released their monthly newsletter. North Carolina Climate covers a brief overview of recent changes to the State Climate Office home page and website, information on the CoCoRaHS Network, a monthly climate summary for February and seasonal climate summary for the winter with impacts across the state, and a climate outlook of the upcoming spring.

You can view their…


Added by Ginger Deason on March 12, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments

SE Climate Science Center Announces FY12 RFP

The Department of Interior Southeast Climate Science Center (SECSC) has announced a FY12 Request for Proposals (RFP) to address five priority science needs identified by Landscape Conservation Cooperatives: (1) Synthesis of the state of the science regarding six topics important to the LCC efforts to manage sustainable landscapes: regional downscaling of global climate models; ecohydrology; sea-level rise; modeling of urban growth; unique climate-vulnerable and…


Added by Ginger Deason on March 9, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

Saltmarsh Topminnow Conservation Plan Webinar

Webinar Announcement

Saltmarsh Topminnow Conservation Plan

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

2:00 PM CST

The Nature Conservancy in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, funded by a NOAA Proactive Species Conservation Grant present a conservation plan for the Saltmarsh topminnow, Fundulus jenkinsi.


The saltmarsh topminnow is endemic to brackish water areas from Galveston Bay, Texas to Escambia Bay in the western panhandle of Florida.…


Added by Laurie Rounds on March 8, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Triangle Climate & Landscape Researchers' Brown Bag

The Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center of the US Forest Service and the South Atlantic LCC have initiated a monthly brown bag lunch for climate and landscape researchers in the Triangle area. Each month researchers gather face-to-face in an informal setting to share news, events and external opportunities. One feature is a monthly presentation during which a different researcher presents information on her/his work.

This is a new activity with only the second brown…


Added by Ginger Deason on March 2, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Recent visit to Washington DC

Last week I had the opportunity to spend time in the Nation's Capital working on National LCC Network coordination and briefing a variety of NGOs and Congressional Offices.  I spent one day meeting with LCC Coordinators from around the county.  That meeting focused on development of governance and decision-making processes related to the LCC Network.  We also worked on a process for revising LCC boundaries, reviewing a Network "branding" effort, and providing feedback on the development of a…


Added by Ken McDermond on March 2, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

New Habitat Connectivity Project Video Now Online

We recently received the project overview video of one of our newest projects - Identifying and Prioritizing Key Habitat Connectivity Areas for the South Atlantic, from the Wildlands Network and Clemson University. I posted it on the web yesterday and you can see it by clicking here.

Added by Ginger Deason on March 2, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Appalachian LCC project proposals due Mar 29th

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that the Appalachian LCC just released a request for applications for 6 major science needs. The requests are due Mar 29th and there'll be a series of weekly Q&A calls before then.

More info here: …


Added by Rua Mordecai on March 1, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments

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