South Atlantic LCC

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December 2012 Blog Posts (11)

Decision Support Tools for Climate Change Adaptation Planning

Please join NOAA and the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) along the Gulf Coast (Peninsular Florida, South Atlantic, Gulf Coastal Plains…


Added by Laurie Rounds on December 19, 2012 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Stream corridors maintain one of the rarest butterflies in the Southeast

Historically, longleaf pine woodlands covered much of the southeastern United States.  These woodlands were harvested and converted to agriculture so that now longleaf pine woodlands cover just a few percent of their former extent.  Much of the remaining large patches of longleaf pine woodlands are isolated to federal (often military) lands and state parks and reserves. …


Added by Heather Lessig on December 14, 2012 at 8:03am — No Comments

Survey of climate adaptation needs in Eastern US

I'm writing to ask for your help in identifying regional priority climate needs.  As part of ongoing efforts to identify climate needs, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) has received a grant from GEOSS (Global Earth Observations System of Systems) to conduct a cross-sector climate survey for the eastern US (South Carolina to Maine, including West Virginia and Ohio).  Survey results will be included in a NESCAUM authored report.…


Added by Jessica Whitehead on December 12, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments

Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment


Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment

Published December 6, 2012


Global sea level rise has been a…


Added by Laurie Rounds on December 6, 2012 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Work Plan Open for Comments


The Steering Committee for the Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA) would like to request your input on the attached project work plan. The work plan identifies the project’s goals, objectives, tasks, timeline, and…


Added by Laurie Rounds on December 5, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Ginger Deason is moving on to new opportunity

Your SALCC staff is losing a great asset in Ginger Deason. As Forest Service Liaison and Information Transfer Specialist, Ginger has helped put a face on the Cooperative by managing our web presence, publishing our newsletter and Newsday Tuesday. She has also coordinated and hosted the Third Thursday Web Forums and the monthly Triangle Climate and Landscape Researchers' Brown Bag. In addition she has been working to support the Francis Marion National Forest with future looking information…


Added by Ken McDermond on December 4, 2012 at 8:09am — 1 Comment

"Addressing Climate-Related Uncertainty" Pilot Course Offered in February 2013

A new course "Addressing Climate-related Uncertainty" will be piloted this February 11-15, 2013 at the US Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training Center facility in Shepherdstown, WV. The course is being designed in partnership with staff and scientists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S.…


Added by Ginger Deason on December 3, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

LCCs and the US Forest Service – Working Together for Vulnerability Assessments & Forest Planning

While this project and collaboration are not taking place in the South Atlantic LCC, this is a great example of how different agencies and organizations can work together to adapt existing tools to their needs. By doing so they are furthering conservation goals of everyone involved while not duplicating efforts.…


Added by Lisa Jennings on December 3, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Internship Opportunity: 2013 George Melendez Wright Climate Change Youth Initiative

The National Park Service and the UW College of the Environment are pleased to announce the 2013 George Melendez Wright Climate Change Youth Initiative.

This program provides opportunities for young people to work on diverse issues related to climate change and its effects in national parks. The opportunities take two forms – competitive fellowships awarded to advanced graduate students (Masters and Doctorate levels) to support their independent research, and paid internships in which…


Added by Janet Cakir on December 3, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Natural Resource Indicator process approved

Just in case you haven't heard yet, the SALCC Steering Committee has approved the process for identifying shared natural resource indicators and measurable targets for your cooperative. There's more info on the process on the indicators page:…


Added by Rua Mordecai on December 3, 2012 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Announces its First Public Meeting

Press Release

Deepwater Horizon Incident

Joint Information Center

(713) 323-1670


Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council to Help Rebuild the Gulf Coasts' Ecosystems and Economies in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill



Added by Laurie Rounds on December 3, 2012 at 7:44am — 1 Comment

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