February 2015 News and Views Posts (9)

National Academies Release Two Reports on Climate Intervention

From NOAA Climate Connection, February 2015:

National Academies Press…

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection Observes National Invasive Species Awareness Week

DEP OBSERVES NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK

~Department works to call attention to invasive plants in Florida~

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service encourages Florida residents to join us in observing National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Feb. 22-28. Across the nation, land managers are raising awareness and identifying solutions to the invasive species…

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Red-cockaded Woodpecker A rare bird's stronghold in Longleaf pine forest

                                    Photo: NCWildlife.org

Red-cockaded Woodpecker

A rare bird's stronghold in Longleaf pine…

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New Issue of Fire Lines out from the Southern Fire Exchange and the Southeastern Section of the Association for Fire Ecology

New Issue of Fire Lines

In this issue of the bimonthly newsletter, you will find the following articles, which highlight research results and share news and upcoming events for the southern region:

  • Defensible Space: How Much Is Necessary?
  • Season of Burn Effects:…
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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 17, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Accepting Land And Water Conservation Fund 2014-2015 Applications

DEP ACCEPTING LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND 2014-2015 APPLICATIONS

~Federal grant opportunity for local governments to enhance public outdoor recreation~

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has opened the application submission cycle for the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund for fiscal year 2014-2015. Grant applications will be accepted today through Friday, Feb. 27. Congress…

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Updates from the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition

The Florida Wildlife Corridor integrates Florida’s leading conservation science with compelling fine art images and rich storytelling to raise awareness about the Corridor and the need to connect and protect it. The centerpiece of their awareness campaign is the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition.

On January 10, 2015 they began a new 1000-mile leg of the Expedition, to highlight a wildlife corridor from Central Florida to the Gulf Coast, through the Big Bend, and across the…

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Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation Update: Feb. 13, 2015

UPDATE

February 13, 2015

 

Save the Date: Gulf Partnership Annual Meeting Scheduled for June 19, 2015.

 

The Gulf Partnership will hold its Annual Meeting on Friday, June 19 in Biloxi, MS immediately following the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting.  Gulf Partnership…

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February 2015 Newsletter: Southeast Climate Science Center

The Department of the Interior's SE Climate Science Center has their latest newsletter out: 

http://globalchange.ncsu.edu/february-2015-newsletter/

Highlights this month include updated events, resources, webinars, and opportunities, as well as the latest news from all of the LCCs throughout the Southeast. 

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Saturiwa Conservation Area Preserves Florida History, Wildlife

Saturiwa Conservation Area Preserves Florida History, Wildlife 

 

Gainesville,…

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