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June 2013 Blog Posts (15)

President Obama's Climate Change Plan

On June 25th, 2013 President Obama unveiled a broad plan aimed at curbing climate change and its impacts in a speech at Georgetown University.

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Added by Lori Barrow on June 30, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

SALCC: First annual report card

In February we requested your feedback on how your Cooperative was fulfilling the goals and guiding principles established through the strategic…


Added by Ken McDermond on June 28, 2013 at 2:44pm — No Comments

New comer to your group

Hi folks on the South Atlantic LCC.  I was recently sent the current RFP y'all have out on this and thought it was very interesting.  While I got it too late to seriously consider submitting anything this go round, I think this group may overlap with some of the interests we have in Marine Extension at UGA.  We are doing quite a bit of sea level rise work with communities and have some faculty working with climate change impacts on aquatic organisms.  Personally, my background is in water…


Added by Mark Risse on June 27, 2013 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

South Atlantic LCC role in implementing National Fish, Wildlife & Plant Climate Adaptation Strategy

The SALCC Steering Committee Chair recently received a letter from the National Fish, Wildlife & Plant Climate…


Added by Ken McDermond on June 26, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments

SWOT - In the Name of Taking the TACCIMO Tool from Good to Great

Hi Everyone!

As the Forest Service Liaison and newest addition to your South Atlantic LCC staff, one of my first tasks on the job was to perform a SWOT analysis on the Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO)…


Added by Lori Barrow on June 25, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Upcoming Webinar: Can Camouflage Keep up With Climate Change? White Hares on Brown Snowless Backgrounds as a Model to Study Adaptation to Climate Stress


A partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) 

Can Camouflage Keep up With Climate Change? …


Added by Elda Varela-Acevedo on June 17, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Making Energy Work Conference

Hi Everyone,

    There's a conference that will take place here in Raleigh on Sept. 19th and 20th.  I've been in touch with the organizers and they seemed interested in our work.  They're trying to create an event that is highly interactive and conducive to networking.  To do that…


Added by Janet Cakir on June 13, 2013 at 2:59pm — 1 Comment

Update on Organizational Profiles

Hi Everyone,

   I've started to develop profiles of industries that we could think of as non-traditional partners in conservation, industries and organizations working in Energy and Insurance, or organizations like FEMA, Red Cross, and Local Governments.  While I learn all about these organizations and their potential interest in our work, I'm looking for ways to engage individuals or groups of individuals in a dialogue about conservation.  If you have any contacts you would like to…


Added by Janet Cakir on June 13, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Official launch of the Early Career Climate Forum

Official launch of the Early Career Climate Forum: A network of early career climate science researchers and professionals

The Early Career Climate Forum (ECCF) is a network of early career climate science researchers and professionals dedicated to improving research and practice through collaboration and communication. The ECCF grew out of a week-long workshop, known as the Northwest Climate Science Bootcamp, which was sponsored by the Northwest Climate Science Center (CSC),…

Added by Elda Varela-Acevedo on June 11, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

SALCC 2013 Science Investments

This year your Cooperative will be focusing most of its resources towards completing the first version of the blueprint and implementing the testing and revision…


Added by Ken McDermond on June 5, 2013 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Cicada Citizen Science Project- just launched

The Your Wildlife folks at NC State are looking for citizen scientists (regular scientists too)!

We’re asking you to collect and send us 5-10 dead, adult 17-year cicadas from locations throughout the emergence range. We’ll measure the impact of urbanization by looking at the “crookedness” of their body parts – that is, to what extent do the length, width, and shape of parts on the left and right sides of the cicada…


Added by Aranzazu on June 5, 2013 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Update on the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint

Things are starting to get ramped up for the development of version 1.0 of the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint. This first version will certainly not be perfect, but it should provide an actionable and spatially-explicit map depicting the places and actions need to sustain the ecosystems of…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 5, 2013 at 11:23am — No Comments

Sharing the Hidden Rivers of Southern Appalachia

Check out this this beautiful short promo for a film about the biodiversity of southeastern rivers from Freshwaters Illustrated.


Added by Lori Barrow on June 4, 2013 at 12:51pm — No Comments

South Atlantic Indicators update

Now that the Steering Committee approved the South Atlantic Natural Resource Indicators, it's time to start the testing and revision process. This gives us all, as a cooperative, a chance to…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Request for proposals from NE, SW, and South Central Climate Science Centers

Heads up for those who haven't seen it yet...


The U.S. Department of the Interior Northeast, South Central, and Southwest Climate Science Centers (CSCs) are seeking proposals for FY 2014. Proposals are invited for projects that support…


Added by Rua Mordecai on June 3, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments

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