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August 2014 Blog Posts (12)

Francis Marion Recreation Public Meeting

On Saturday, August 16, the Francis Marion National Forest hosted another session of their ongoing series of topical meetings to engage the public in the current Forest Plan Revision.  This meeting covered prospective additions to wilderness areas, wild and scenic river designations, and possible expansion of recreational and cultural awareness activities.  At the outset, those…

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Added by Carl Cole on August 30, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Estuarine indicator revisions part 2

You may remember from last month that the Estuarine Ecosystem Indicator Revision Team was exploring ways to integrate both wetland patch size and area of open water - vegetation edge into an Index of Wetland Structure. The intent was to capture important areas both for estuarine birds but also for shrimp, crabs, fish, and other nekton. It turns out…
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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Indicator revisions: Forested Wetlands this month

The Forested Wetland ecosystem is one of the two ecosystems the Indicator revision process will focus on this month. Just like last month, the focus will primarily be on revising or replacing indicators that have clearly failed one of the practical criteria for indicators (They cannot be modeled based on current data and existing projects).

Things are looking good so far for two of the three…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 29, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

Blueprint 2.0 workshop dates and locations

The workshops to help create version 2 of the Conservation Blueprint are coming in February and March. There are still many details to be worked out but I wanted to make sure you knew about the dates and locations as soon as possible.

What will happen at the workshops? You'll be working with a…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Big News for Data Basin Map Page

by Gwynne Corrigan, CBI Social Media & Communications Coordinator 



Major Changes to Data Basin Mapping…
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Added by Amy Keister on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Indicator revisions: Freshwater aquatic this month

The Freshwater Aquatic ecosystem is one of the two ecosystems the Indicator revision process will focus on this month. Just like last month, the focus will primarily be on revising or replacing indicators that have clearly failed one of the practical criteria for indicators (They cannot be modeled based on current data and existing projects).

Things are looking good so…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 29, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Blueprint in Action...the Sequel

Now announcing the 2014 Labor Day Sales Event here at the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative!  You can test-drive the Blueprint for no money down and just $0 a month, with only 0% APR.  You heard me, folks—you’re not going to find a better deal, and that’s a…

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Added by Hilary Morris on August 26, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Update

Posted on behalf of Russ Beard:

I would like to provide you with an update on the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program and highlight a few upcoming events.

Science…

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Added by John Tirpak on August 20, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Indicator revisions: Pine Indicators this month

This month the Indicator revision process will focus on the Pine woodland, savanna, and prairie ecosystem. Just like last month, the focus will primarily be on revising or replacing indicators that have clearly failed one of the practical criteria for indicators (They cannot be modeled based on…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 4, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Deadline for 2014 South Atlantic proposals extended to Aug 15

Due to some errors in the contracting division, the deadline for proposals for projects supporting the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint has been extended to August 15th.

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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 4, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Please review altered beach indicator (Beaches and Dunes ecosystem)

One bit of unfinished business from the Beaches and Dunes Indicator revisions was creating the GIS layer for altered beach. A version is now up on the Conservation Planning Atlas. Please take a look and if you have any comments or suggested changes (including hardened structures you think were missed) put them in the comments below or email me directly…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 4, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

2 week comment period for Estuarine Indicators

The Estuarine Ecosystem Team now has recommendations for revisions to your cooperative's Estuarine Indicators. These changes are now open for comment until August 18th. You can either comment at the bottom of this post or email me directly (rua@southatlanticlcc.org)

Here are the proposed changes to the…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on August 4, 2014 at 12:45pm — 4 Comments

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