South Atlantic LCC

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November 2013 Blog Posts (8)

Inventory and Monitoring Network November 2013 newsletter available

We are excited to share the November 2013 Southeast Region Inventory & Monitoring Network Update. This issue highlights FY13 accomplishments, introduces a new I&M ecologist, provides project updates, and present data management applications. 

Added by Laurel Barnhill on November 26, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments

Next steps for the North Atlantic LCC

Wondering what the North Atlantic LCC will be focusing on in 2014? Here's a nice summary of what came out of the recent steering committee meeting:

http://www.northatlanticlcc.org/news/news-and-announcements-inbox/nalcc-steering-committee-charts-key-next-steps

Added by Rua Mordecai on November 13, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Results from Raleigh Blueprint workshops and next steps

Thanks to everyone who came to the first two Blueprint workshops in Raleigh. Great progress and conversations about how we can collectively deal with the rapid change happening in the South Atlantic. I was floating between breakout groups and heard some really interesting conversations about dealing with increasing…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on November 5, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Spatial Data at Workshops and Online

Ken recently wrote a blog post about your Cooperative's Blueprint development workshops. Two workshops were recently held in Raleigh and two more will be held in Savannah, GA on November 19th and 20thDuring these workshops participants have the opportunity to view spatial data related to indicators and future threats across the South Atlantic.  

Many of these data are also available for review…

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Added by Amy Keister on November 5, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Interesting demographic changes in the South Atlantic

As most of you know, populations are growing in our major urban centers but shrinking in many rural counties. The map in the top left shows migration patterns by county over the 2000s. Net migration increases (more people move there than leave) are in blue and decreases are in red.

This is the pattern…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on November 5, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Landscape-scale conservation highlighted by the Secretary of the Interior

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell highlighted landscape-scale conservation in a recent speech to the National Press Club. The Secretary also issued a Secretarial…

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Added by Ken McDermond on November 4, 2013 at 3:37pm — 3 Comments

Raleigh Blueprint Development Workshops

We had a great turnout for our two Blueprint development workshops held in Raleigh, NC on October 22nd & 23rd. About fifty folks attended each day. The workshops provided the opportunity to identify locations and conservation actions within the…

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Added by Ken McDermond on November 4, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Coastal Ecologist Position Opening with NPS Southeast Coast Network

The National Park Service Southeast Coast Inventory & Monitoring Network is looking for a highly motivated candidate for its vacant Coastal Ecologist position to lead the implementation of coastal shoreline change and salt marsh elevation/vegetation monitoring protocols in coastal National Park Service units of NC, SC, GA, and FL.

Typical work includes the identification, abundance, and condition of coastal salt marsh plant communities, species, and habitats; and the measurement…

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Added by Janet Cakir on November 1, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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