South Atlantic LCC

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June 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Information on projects funded

Hello - how may i find out more about the item listed in your recent blog re funded SA LCC projects?



5) Identifying priority areas for land protection in the south Atlantic: a landscape genetics pilot study




George Willson

Tallahassee, Florida 


Added by George Willson on June 27, 2011 at 11:20am — 1 Comment

Virginia LiDAR Data Available

LiDAR data for eleven Virginia counties have been added to the Virginia Lidar site hosted at William & Mary. Proposed by the Virginia Geographic Information Network and funded by USGS the data was collected Spirng of 2010 and has a nominal pulse spacing of 0.7m and a Consolidated Vertical Accuracy (CVA) of 0.73 feet.…


Added by John Scrivani on June 27, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

SALCC funded projects 2011

There were some really impressive projects submitted for this year's request for proposals. It was a tough decision and there were some great elements in every proposal we received. Here's some information on the the context, review process, and the projects that were selected:


> Context: The mission of the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is to “foster landscape scale conservation to sustain natural and cultural resources for future…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 24, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Update from May 3-5 Optimal Conservation Strategy Workshop

Despite some last minute travel restrictions, we managed to get a good diversity of conservation perspectives represented at the May 3-5 Workshop. That included folks from National Park Service, EPA, NCASI (representing the forest products industry), the Nature Conservancy, NRCS, FWS... The folks at this meeting are part of the small "phase 1" work team which will be expanded in the very near future.

We started the workshop by creating an extensive list of decision makers and…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 17, 2011 at 7:11am — 1 Comment

Now hiring: SALCC GIS position GS12/13 closes June 27

The GIS position for the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative just went up on USAJOBS and closes June 27th. Not surprisingly, I think this is going to be a really great job so please pass it on to anyone you think would be interested. The position will be a balance between working with people (e.g., leading working groups) and technical projects (e.g., tool development/modeling). Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

For current federal employees:…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 14, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Refuge Inventory and Monitoring RFP due by June 22 at noon

Hot off the presses and just released today...Here's a link to a request for proposals for the USFWS Refuge Southeast Inventory and Monitoring Network.


To access the RFP, click here.


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 10, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Partnership in Perspective

We now have an active partnership in place consisting of agencies, organizations, and individuals who are engaged in the success of the South Atlantic LCC. In the formal sense, we have a steering committee consisting of leaders from fourteen organizations. As I consider this list I am excited by the diversity of perspectives and energized by the depth of commitment. These leaders have coalesced because they have the belief that by working collaboratively they can more strategically target…


Added by Ken McDermond on June 10, 2011 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Now hiring: Gulf Coast Prairie LCC Science Coordinator and National LCC assistant coordinator

Gulf Coast Prairie LCC Science Coordinator - Closes June 29

National LCC Assistant Coordinator - Closes June 13…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 3, 2011 at 11:27am — No Comments

Stories of climate adaptation approaches within the LCC

There have been a bunch of stories out lately about some of the great climate adaptation work already underway within the LCC. Here are just a few of them:


South Carolina: A closer look at sea level rise on Cape Romain


Bald Head Island Conservancy Climate Change Adaptation: Using outreach to catalyze small…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 3, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

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