Setting a course for a sustainable landscape
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…Continue
Added by Janet Cakir on March 30, 2012 at 4:44pm — No Comments
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 :
Added by Janet Cakir on March 30, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Janet Cakir on March 30, 2012 at 4:01pm — No Comments
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
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
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
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…Continue
Added by Ginger Deason on March 12, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Ginger Deason on March 9, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Laurie Rounds on March 8, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Ginger Deason on March 2, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Ken McDermond on March 2, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments
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
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: …Continue
Added by Rua Mordecai on March 1, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments