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December 2013 Blog Posts (11)

FWC seeking a biologist for Florida Wildlife Legacy Initiative

Go to PeopleFirst and search for Position Number 77073166 for more info.



Position Number: 77073166

Bi-Weekly Salary: $1,456.45

Address: To be determined (Preferred areas are Tallahassee, Gainesville/Ocala, or Southwest…


Added by Whitney Gray on December 19, 2013 at 9:49am — No Comments

Chances to guide your cooperative over the next few months

There will be a number of chances over the next few months to help guide what your cooperative does. Here's a quick run down / preview of what's coming soon

  • December - January: Help improve the South Atlantic Indicators - Provide…

Added by Rua Mordecai on December 12, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Your chance to help improve the Threats and Actions Taxonomies

The CMP-CCNet Classifications Working Group invites public comment on the taxonomy of conservation threats and actions. This taxonomy for conservation projects is like the Linnaean nomenclature for species: a hierarchical naming system so projects that work on similar topics can use a common language to communicate and learn from each other.

The IUCN-CMP Unified Classification of Threats and Actions is intended to break down communication barriers for conservation. Published in…

Added by Ed Laurent on December 10, 2013 at 7:22pm — No Comments

U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Discusses Sea Level Rise During Trip to Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell visited Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge as part of a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of funding for scenic and important natural areas around the country. During the trip, she toured the refuge, talked with the public at a community meeting and met with local staff members of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

One of the key discussion points during her trip was the impact of rising sea levels to the…


Added by Lori Barrow on December 5, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

LCC National Council Membership Announced

The U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and LCC national strategy team recently announced the new members for the LCC National Council. Composed of twenty-seven participants representing various resource management entities, the LCC National Council is responsible for serving as the voice of…


Added by Marshall Williams on December 5, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Forest science benefits water resources, aids developing countries

U.S. Forest Service researchers are expanding a web-based planning tool designed to project future water availability in the United States, Mexico, and Africa.

The Water Supply Stress Index (WaSSI) model predicts how climate, land use, and human population changes may impact forests' ability to provide goods and services, called ecosystem services, including water supply, carbon sequestration, recreation, and wildlife habitat.

Water availability is important to current and…


Added by Lori Barrow on December 5, 2013 at 9:22am — No Comments

Your input on testing the South Atlantic Terrestrial Indicators

One of the key criteria in selecting the South Atlantic Natural Resource Indicators was their ability to represent a variety of organisms and ecological attributes within each South Atlantic ecosystem. Since there were only 3 indicators per ecosystem, there are probably…


Added by Rua Mordecai on December 5, 2013 at 6:18am — 2 Comments

For Tribal Communities, Managing and Adapting to Change is Nothing New

For American Indian tribes and Alaskan natives, coping with a changing environment is nothing new.

Our climate has always varied in the past, and with close connections to the land and traditions of sustainability and resilience, Tribal communities have adapted or developed alternative ways to sustain their…


Added by Lori Barrow on December 4, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Reviewing the results from Blueprint workshops


Results from two of the breakout groups from the Raleigh Blueprint workshops are now ready for you to review. Over the next few weeks, we'll be releasing the results from the rest of the groups in Raleigh and all the groups from Savannah.



Added by Rua Mordecai on December 4, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Upcoming Webinar: “Application of High Resolution Climate Models to Benefit Avian Conservation in the Prairie Pothole Region, Northern Great Plains”


A partnership between the

U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC)

and the…


Added by Elda Varela-Acevedo on December 3, 2013 at 11:09am — No Comments

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