South Atlantic LCC

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July 2013 Blog Posts (16)

National LCC Website Now Online!

Your LCC community is pleased to announce that the new national LCC website is now LIVE!

Your South Atlantic LCC is one of 22 LCCs that together form a network of resource managers and scientists who share a common need for scientific information and interest in conservation. Each LCC brings together a unique host of federal, state, and local governments…


Added by Lori Barrow on July 31, 2013 at 10:28am — No Comments

Conservation Blueprint design workshops update

As promised, here's some additional information on the upcoming Conservation Blueprint design workshops in Raleigh and Savannah. There will be four total workshops (two 1-day workshops in Raleigh and two 1-day workshops in Savannah). The current plan is to have each workshop go from 10 am to 3 pm. Travel is really hard for everyone these days so we're doing these one day workshops to…


Added by Rua Mordecai on July 30, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

GCPO LCC request for proposals: due Aug 30th

For those who haven't already heard about it, The Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC recently put out a request for proposals (due Aug 30th). It focuses on 5 major themes:

  1. Linking habitat and population objectives and integrating multidisciplinary conservation goals.
  2. Quantification and Evaluation of Relationships between Species and Landscape…

Added by Rua Mordecai on July 30, 2013 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

Unleash your inner photographer!

Hello Conservation Community Friends,

The SALCC needs you to channel your inner photographer and share your pictures of the South Atlantic region! Photos will…


Added by Lori Barrow on July 26, 2013 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Cultural Resources Update

Hi Everyone, I’ve recently been on a mission to get to know the community of cultural resource conservation practitioners. This Spring I contacted over 40 different organizations to ask for their thoughts and opinions on the needs for landscape scale cultural resource conservation. Not everyone responded to my request, but I did get an opportunity to do quite a few in-depth interviews with Historic Preservationists, Archaeologists, Archivists, Landscape Architects, Folk Life…


Added by Janet Cakir on July 25, 2013 at 3:07pm — No Comments

New seat on the SALCC Steering Committee

The Cooperative's cultural resources committee recently adopted a charter outlining its role.  The charter also proposed that the chair of the committee serve to represent its perspectives on the Steering Committee. During their July call, the Steering Committee endorsed this charter and the committee's first chair Ramona Bartos.  The seat is one effort…


Added by Ken McDermond on July 23, 2013 at 3:26pm — No Comments

USDA, Interior and Defense departments partner to benefit agricultural lands, wildlife habitat and military readiness

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Defense Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Installations and Environment John Conger announced today a federal, local and private collaboration that will preserve agricultural lands, assist with military readiness and restore…


Added by Lori Barrow on July 23, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

Upcoming Webinar: "Relationships among Climate, Water Quality and Toxic Blooms of Golden Alga in Texas”

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)
“Relationships among Climate, Water Quality and Toxic Blooms of Golden Alga in Texas”…

Added by Elda Varela-Acevedo on July 22, 2013 at 10:15am — No Comments

Vision for a Healthy Gulf of Mexico Watershed

Good Morning,
I want to share with you the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Vision for a Healthy Gulf of Mexico Watershed, which is available at …

Added by Debbie DeVore on July 19, 2013 at 10:48am — No Comments

Francis Marion National Forest to host Ecological Sustainability Forum

The Francis Marion National Forest is currently revising its forest plan with new regulations in place. In collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and the Coastal Conservation League, the Francis Marion National Forest will host an Ecological Sustainability Forum on August 6, 2013.

The forum will provide you with an opportunity to:

  • Collaborate and provide valuable input in regard to forest planning
  • Gain knowledge about the biological, physical and the…

Added by Lori Barrow on July 15, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Sentinel Landscapes Goes National

This announcement from the US Department of Agriculture brings the Sentinel Landscapes Partnership into national focus:

But did you know that North Carolina has been part of this nationwide effort since its beginning?

The North Carolina Partnership for Sentinel Landscapes is a pilot program to determine how…


Added by Donald R. Belk on July 12, 2013 at 8:19am — 1 Comment

What's working and what's not with Marine Spatial Planning tools

For those that haven't seen them yet, there's a great series of blog posts about what tools folks are using for Marine Spatial Planning, what's working well, what's not, and overall lessons learned. They're based on survey responses from 124 individuals involved in Marine Spatial Planning throughout the world. 

Lots of interesting tools and lessons learned that are very applicable even outside of the…


Added by Rua Mordecai on July 10, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Southeast Region I&M Network website launch

Great news! We are excited and proud to launch the Southeast Region I&M…


Added by Laurel Barnhill on July 2, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum Recordings Online

If you missed the last two Third Thursday Web Forums, don't despair, you can now watch the recordings online!  See the links below.  

May 16, 2013: Conservation Planning Atlas…


Added by Amy Keister on July 1, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

SALCC Partnering In Atlanta

During the week of June 10th, several members of your South Atlantic LCC staff traveled down to Atlanta, GA to meet in person with several regional offices including the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, The National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, and members of the U.S. …


Added by Marshall Williams on July 1, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Conservation Blueprint design meetings in Oct/Nov

In Oct/Nov, your cooperative will be hosting 2 regional workshops to help design the future of the South Atlantic region. These will be hands on workshops open to everyone. You'll be working in small groups with a number of GIS building blocks (e.g., SALCC indicator models, threat layers, etc) to build potential blueprints for parts of the South Atlantic. These GIS building blocks will…


Added by Rua Mordecai on July 1, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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