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April 2012 Blog Posts (9)

State Climate Office of NC April Newsletter

The State Climate Office of North Carolina has released its April Newsletter.

You can read it and previous newsletters, as well as subscribe to receive newsletters in your inbox, by clicking here.

Added by Ginger Deason on April 30, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments

A Field Guide to Southeast Bird Monitoring Programs and Protocols

Southeast Partners in Flight is pleased to announce the launch of a new field guide to bird monitoring protocols and programs. The guide is targeted at researchers, land managers, and biologists in the southeast bird conservation community and beyond. The main objective of this guide is to serve as a starting point when considering a monitoring program by summarizing many of the protocols that are available. It is not intended to be a detailed and comprehensive guide, but rather provides…


Added by Ed Laurent on April 30, 2012 at 12:54pm — 1 Comment

Making the SALCC website

I've been getting a bunch of questions lately about the South Atlantic LCC website. How was it set-up? How much work is it to maintain? What are the good and bad things about Ning (the software that runs the website)? So, here are a few quick thoughts about the experience.

A little history

Thanks to Jennifer Strickland (FWS New Media Specialist), the SALCC already had an active…


Added by Rua Mordecai on April 30, 2012 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

March 2012 Gulf of Mexico News Available

The March 2012 edition of the Gulf of Mexico News is now available at


Gulf of Mexico News is a quarterly newsletter that shares regional news from NOAA, coastal management programs, and other regional partners.

Added by Laurie Rounds on April 17, 2012 at 6:06am — No Comments

LCC Facilitates Conservation Partnership

Hi Everyone,

    I wanted to let you know about a project Amy Keister and I have been working on.  Ken and Rua met with Camp LeJeune in the fall of last year where Camp LeJeune posed a conservation question.  They wanted to know where the most opportunities were to work with conservation partners on the landscape to keep a specific low altitude military flight training route for nighttime pilots dark.  Of course this type of question is right up our alley.  We…


Added by Janet Cakir on April 10, 2012 at 12:22pm — No Comments

SALCC Science Assessment now ready for review

The 2012 SALCC Science Assessment is now ready for review and comments by everyone in the cooperative. That means you! Comments would be most helpful by April 14th but feel free to comment after that as well.

You can even comment right in the document. As shown in the picture at the top left you…


Added by Rua Mordecai on April 3, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

2012 timeline for SALCC project selection

I know a lot of folks out there are wondering about the timeline for selecting the 2012 projects for the SALCC. It took a little while for it to be fully reviewed by the various committees but it's now ready for release.

New this year is the…


Added by Rua Mordecai on April 3, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Exciting New Monthly Web Forums for the SALCC!

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wonder what the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative has been up to lately?” or had someone ask you, “What is the SALCC and what are they doing?” Have no fear! The South Atlantic LCC is excited to announce that this month we will have our first installment of monthly Web Forums! The Web Forum is a place to receive updates on your LCC’s conservation efforts and a place for conservation managers and scientists to jointly discuss…


Added by Ginger Deason on April 2, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Rallying around landscape conservation

Last week I was fortunate to be able to attend the National LCC Workshop in Denver, Colorado.  This workshop modestly expected to see about 150 people register.  In the end, the registration had to be cut off at 400.  I was impressed by the number of attendees, but probably more so by the diversity of the over 100 organizations represented.  There was high energy as all of these folks came together around the idea of working a bit differently to conserve our natural and cultural heritage…


Added by Ken McDermond on April 2, 2012 at 1:39pm — No Comments

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