South Atlantic LCC

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July 2012 Blog Posts (8)

SALCC FY2012 Funded Science Projects

The results are in and after an extensive review by a variety of subject matter experts, your SALCC Steering Committee is happy to announce the selection of the Cooperative’s 2012 science projects! These projects represent a significant investment ($1.3 m) in the immediately limiting gaps needed to develop the SALCC conservation blueprint. Thanks to all who put time and effort into reviewing these proposals, and thanks to all the investigators who spent time writing them. There were a lot of…


Added by Mallory G. Martin on July 27, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Longleaf Pine Restoration Assessment Workshop Summary

Rua Mordecai and I attended a NFWF-sponsored meeting at the Jones Center in South Georgia last week and he asked that I post a short summary of the meeting.  The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation convened the meeting to discuss some potential approaches such as using a decision support system to guide their funding strategy for longleaf restoration and methodologies for assessing desired future condition/ecological integrity of longleaf dominated communities, especially as it applies to…


Added by Rickie White on July 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

SARP Science and Data Committee ANS Working Group

Tilapia species collected at Loxahatchee NWR. Photo credit: USFWS.
Original article provided by Jeffrey Herod, USFWS Region 4 Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator.


The …


Added by Lindsay Gardner on July 23, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

June 2012 Gulf of Mexico News Now Available

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


Added by Laurie Rounds on July 23, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments

CSCs Sponsor Session at AGU; Please consider submitting

The eight regional Department of Interior Climate Science Centers and the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center are sponsoring a session on applied climate-change science during the Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. The meeting will be held December 3-7, 2012 in San Francisco, CA.

Please consider submitting an abstract for any relevant work to this session; submissions are due AUGUST 8.

B062: Strategic Climate Change…


Added by Robin O'malley on July 12, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


Hi everyone,

Last Friday, July 6, 2012, President Obama signed the Transporation Bill that includes the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourism Opportunities and Revived Economy of the Gulf Coast Act 0f 2011 (RESTORE Act).  Within this legislation, 80% of the assessed Clean Water Act penalties will now be expended in the five Gulf states to restore, protect, and make sustainable use of the natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine habitats, coastal wetlands, end…


Added by Debbie DeVore on July 9, 2012 at 4:38pm — 1 Comment

Conservation Planning Atlas Update

Hi Everyone,

John Tirpak, science coordinator for the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC, recently did a blog post about the CPA on the GCPO site.  His post was so great I decided to steal it to share with you all. 



On Tuesday, June 19th, staff and partners from the Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks, South…


Added by Amy Keister on July 2, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

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