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June 2012 Blog Posts (11)

Coming soon: New projects page

When I first started as Science Coordinator, one of my biggest challenges was keeping track of all the major landscape scale projects going on in the region. This includes all the major projects, not just those done for the cooperative. What are the products they're going to produce? When are they going…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 28, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments

FWS Refuges I&M proposals selected

For the past 2 years the FWS Refuges Inventory and Monitoring Network has sent out a Request for Proposals.  This year we received a total of 64 proposals totaling $3.08 million.  We are pleased to award $458,500 for the projects.  Projects funded in the SALCC geography include:

--Baseline hydrologic monitoring stations at proposed Mountain Bogs NWR;

--Development of a Sentinel Site for Monitoring Climate Change Impacts Collaboratively Operated by…


Added by Laurel Barnhill on June 27, 2012 at 4:25pm — 1 Comment

National LCC Network update

National LCC Network Update


Over the past year I have been participating in the National LCC Strategy team to identify LCC Network needs and match those needs with potential forms (organizational bodies) to support those needs.  My participation in this team provides perspectives from the South Atlantic LCC, an LCC Steering Committee Chair, and a state fish and wildlife agency.  The team includes a broad diversity of perspectives.  Concurrent with the work of this team, the…


Added by Mallory G. Martin on June 27, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Highlights from 3 forestry-related meetings/conferences in May 2012!

May was an exciting month of learning as myself and a few colleagues at the State Climate Office of NC attended three forestry-related meetings/conferences!

Ryan Boyles, our state climatologist, and I attended the 2012 Pine Integrated Network: Education, Mitigation, and Adaptation Project (PINEMAP) Annual meeting in Atlanta. The internal project team, which consists of 40+…


Added by Heather Dinon Aldridge on June 22, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

9th INTECOL International Wetland Conference

In early June I attended the INTECOL conference on wetlands with some great talks about the impacts of climate change on wetland carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas emissions, and hydrologic processes. I was reminded of just how sensitive wetlands are to climate change and how important they will be for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Great stuff!

Click here for a link to the…


Added by Peter Caldwell on June 22, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

FY2012 LCC National Funding Opportunity

The FY2012 LCC national funding opportunity has just been released! Under this funding opportunity, financial assistance from the USFWS will be awarded for projects that address the following priority theme areas: Synthesis Products to Advance National LCC Network Coordination and…


Added by Ginger Deason on June 19, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

2012 projects from the Southeast Climate Science Center

In case you haven't already seen them, here are the 2012 projects from the Southeast Climate Science Center. Jerry, Damian, Mindi, Adam, Jen, and all the other folks helping out with the Southeast Climate  Center did a great job including the needs of your cooperative and the southeast network of cooperatives under some very challenging restraints on the process. Thanks to everyone involved for all your hard work!…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 4, 2012 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Urban Growth Projection Data is now available

The  final version of the urban growth projection dataset is now available! 

This urban growth probability extents throughout the 21st century for the Southeast Regional Assessment Project, which encompasses the…


Added by Amy Keister on June 4, 2012 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Conservation Planning Atlas Team Webinars

Hello Everyone,

The conservation planning atlas team recently reviewed  3 potential platforms for our conservation planning atlas.  You can access the recordings from these webinars here (due to technical difficulties, two of our recordings did not capture the visual).  The team is now discussing what we have learned and are scheduled to make a decision by the end…


Added by Amy Keister on June 4, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments

Continuing the Advancement of Instream Flow Science in the South

During the past three years, SARP and its many partners, through the work of the Southern Instream Flow Network (SIFN), have implemented the Southern Instream Flow Research Agenda for the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (SALCC).  State-of-the-science instream flow resources have been…


Added by Lindsay Gardner on June 4, 2012 at 9:41am — 1 Comment

TACCIMO: Making Science Accessible for Forest Planners

The Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO) engages climate change challenges to forest stewardship head on. Developed jointly through a partnership between the Eastern and Western Threat Centers and…


Added by Emrys Treasure on June 1, 2012 at 12:23pm — No Comments

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